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Brown enters the history books

It is just under three years since Gordon Brown moved into Number 10 and the media were furiously making their predictions. Prospect didn’t waste time with such prognosticating, though: it ran a six-part symposium on Gordon Brown the intellectual.

Because he never had to lead his party to victory in an election in order to become PM, perhaps he was a heavyweight the likes of which we will never see in Number 10 again. He certainly took learning seriously. John Lloyd wrote:

“Brown has…

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