Who goes home? Scenes from a political life

Roy Hattersley

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Each night when the House of Commons rises, throughout the Palace of Westminster policemen shout, Who goes home?, a relic of the days when Members of Parliament were escorted safely to their beds. This is Roy Hattersley's characteristically frank account of a lifetime in the Labour party, from schoolboy canvassing in post-war Sheffield through Cabinet office and the wilderness years in Opposition, to the decision to leave Parliament at the dawn of Tony Blair's New Labour. Settling no scores, excusing no mistakes and reliving no old triumphs, this edition is updated and includes a new introduction.

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