Later. The Scotsman discusses Daisy McAndrew's role in Kennedy's downfall.
Daisy McAndrew (nee Sampson) joined ITN a few months ago from the BBC, where she had been hosting the Daily Politics Show with Andrew Neil. Before that she spent a couple of years as Charles Kennedy's Press Secretary. Today, Daisy McAndrew wielded the knife. She handed his private office a dossier early this afternoon and within an hour it was announced Kennedy would be making a personal statement.
Thursday, January 05, 2006
Iain Dale (proprietor of Politico's and unsuccessful Tory candidate in North Norfolk last time) discusses the role of Charles Kennedy's former press secretary in today's events: