HELEN Liddell, the former Scottish Secretary, was accused yesterday of "job shopping" following fresh speculation she will be appointed the next British High Commissioner to Australia.
AFTER two years, £18 million of taxpayers’ money and several thousand air miles, the party is finally over for Helen Liddell. Instead of the soirée she had predicted, she has found herself in a taxi homewards.
HELEN Liddell was forced to quit as Scottish Secretary yesterday, when Tony Blair airbrushed both her job and department from the face of the government.
THE axe had been slowly falling over the Scotland Office since devolution - but no one thought it would create such a mess when it landed.
HELEN Liddell, the Scottish Secretary, has admitted her controversial £125,000-a-year Cabinet post is "not a real job", Scotland on Sunday can reveal.
TONY Blair has ruled out scrapping the post of Secretary of State for Scotland.
HELEN Liddell’s position as the Scottish Secretary looked precarious last night after a House of Lords committee said her job should be scrapped.
ABOLISHING the post of Scotland Secretary and the Barnett Formula is the kind of proposition that no London politician would dare to make if he hopes to be re-elected. If it wins votes on one side of the Border, it loses them on the other.
HELEN Liddell’s post as Scottish Secretary should be scrapped and the job merged with the equivalent job in Wales, an influential committee of Westminster politicians recommended today.
HER department costs taxpayers £6.6m but Helen Liddell insists she is worth it.
HELEN LIDDELL’s special adviser owns a significant shareholding in Scottish Media Group and has asked the Scottish Secretary to make special arrangements so she can retain her financial ties, it emerged last night.
IN THE absence of any discernible opposition to the government from the discredited Tory party, the role of public scrutiny has fallen increasingly to the press.
TODAY the Evening News publishes a list of alleged inaccuracies made in the newspaper compiled by the Scottish Secretary Helen Liddell.
Each exhibit relates to the relevant point by Helen Liddell. “Exhibit Three” relates to “Complaint Three” and so on.