A day when I wanted to be in three places dealing with three issues.
It would have been great challenging the British non-report on Swine Flu. What a damp squib. It does not come up with the right answers because it did not ask the right questions. I had dozens of request for interviews that I could fulfil. I understand that one interview from my Blackberry was broadcast on Channel Four News.
The Afghan tragedy is deteriorating as the Government's policy collapses in chaos and confusion.. I will raise a Point of Order on Monday to re-establish the practise of announcing the names of the fallen at PMQs and not buried among the dross of Mondays' business. Oh to be in Westminster to inject a dose of fairness and reality into the agonised Tory babbling.
review of the Swine Flu Epidemic. This is a serious inquiry chaired by the impressive Harvey Fineberg. He has a proud record of scholarship and independence. Later I have an enthralling meeting with the WHO's supremo Madam Margaret Chan. That was sensational. More tomorrow.
Voice of Sanity
David Miliband bravely gives a lead on Afghanistan. He is the first leading politician to recognise publicly the futility of the present myth of victory. From two different direction he and I have arrived at the same position.