Byrnes, Sholto, The Independent (London, England)
And now, a party political broadcast: we're all doomed!
Most people are grateful that party political broadcasts are included in the TV schedule, so they can feed the cat or do the crossword while they're on. Not Chris Powell, Labour's adman in 1992 and 1997. Powell, whose brother Jonathan is the Downing Street chief of staff, says that they ought to be given surprise slots in breaks between programmes. "Parties need to be given proper access to the voting public rather than restricting them to their current ridiculous ghettos," he's due to say in a submission to the Electoral Commission next month. So just when you're sitting down to watch a re-run of Dad's Army, you …
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