Thursday, November 13, 2008

Vince Cable wins Parliamentarian of the Year

The Spectator's Coffee House blog has the full list of the winners of the Spectator/Threadneedle Parliamentarian Awards:
  • Newcomer of the Year: Peter Mandelson

  • Inquisitor of the Year: Rt Hon Frank Field

  • Peer of the Year: Baroness Manningham-Buller

  • Speech of the Year: Diane Abbott

  • Resignation of the Year: Rt Hon David Davis

  • Minister to Watch: Rt Hon Ed Miliband

  • Campaigner of the Year: Ben Wallace

  • Readers’ Representative: Nadine Dorries

  • Parliamentarian of the Year: Dr Vincent Cable

  • Politician of the Year Mayor: Boris Johnson
Congratulations to Vince.

Coffee House also has Matthew D'Ancona's introductory address and comments on the winners. And you can find the gossip from the ceremony on Conservative Home.


Jennie Rigg said...

I want some of whatever the guy quoted about Dorries has been smoking. That's some good shit right there. Dorries is principled and dignified, and her OPPONENTS make baseless appeals to emotion? What planet is he ON?

Letters From A Tory said...

I will indeed be watching Ed Miliband as he hopefully fumbles around trying to justify his existence and new department.