Michael Martin

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Michael Cockerell tells the story of Michael Martin, speaker of the Commons. A former sheet metal worker from Glasgow, Martin used to be seen as a New Labour working-class hero who could put the party back in touch with its roots outside Westminster. Now, however, his parliamentary perks are becoming the subject of increasing scrutiny.

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Sun 24 Feb 2008 17:40

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