When Gordon was in charge
The personality of Gordon Brown seems to be a matter of topical interest these days.
So what was he like when he was actually the man in the top job - as an Edinburgh University student who was elected Rector of the University back in the 1970s?.
Time perhaps to revisit a piece I wrote a couple of years ago, having made a freedom of information request to the University for documents from the time.
And here are some of the original documents, which I have not previously posted.
He showed an early interest in financial prudence.
He rose to the defence of students accused of excessive drinking.
But he apparently wasn't pleased when the BBC failed to interview him.