"YouTube if you want to, but it is no substitute for knocking on doors or setting up a stall in the town centre. "We need to have a relationship with the voters based on shared instincts and emotions. "We need to start showing we understand the instincts, fears, hopes and emotions of the broad mass of British people."If that is not one big dig a Gordon Brown, then I don't know what is. And she does seem to be telling us how she would do things better.
On the Gurkha fiasco Hazel said the government was: "on the wrong side of the British sense of fair play, and no party can stay there for long without dire consequences".
"Labour ministers have a collective responsibility for the government's lamentable failure to get our message across. "Whatever the problems of the recession, the answer is not more government documents or big speeches."
Saturday, 2 May 2009
Hazel Blears - Our next Labour leader?
Hazel Blears has just thrown her hat into the ring. She's had a go at Gordon Brown in an interview for the Observer: