The Blunkett Tapes

David Blunkett reads from his new memoir, which describes his eventful life on the front benches.

Abridged by Neville Teller.

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0120061016

David Blunkett reads from his new memoir, which describes his eventful life on the front benches.

Abridged by Neville Teller.On a bright sunny day in May 1997, the author walks his dog Lucy after election victory and ponders the work ahead.

0120061016

David Blunkett reads from his new memoir, which describes his eventful life on the front benches.

Abridged by Neville Teller.On a bright sunny day in May 1997, the author walks his dog Lucy after election victory and ponders the work ahead.

0220061017

Blunkett describes the pressure, the workload and the difficulties faced by a blind politician.

0220061017

Blunkett describes the pressure, the workload and the difficulties faced by a blind politician.

0320061018

Momentous days at the Home Office loom large.

Lucy retires and is succeeded by Sadie.

0320061018

Momentous days at the Home Office loom large.

Lucy retires and is succeeded by Sadie.

0420061019

The author faces difficulties in his private life, the press are in a frenzy - and Sadie acts strangely in the House of Commons.

0420061019

The author faces difficulties in his private life, the press are in a frenzy - and Sadie acts strangely in the House of Commons.

05 LAST20061020

Blunkett's world implodes in August 2004 as he holidays in Italy.

05 LAST20061020

Blunkett's world implodes in August 2004 as he holidays in Italy.