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Andy Burnham burnishes his foreign policy credentials

18 March 2015

10:41 AM

18 March 2015

10:41 AM

If Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham’s future leadership aspirations were ever in doubt, then take a look at his reaction to the news of Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election as Prime Minister of Israel last night:


Burnishing his foreign policy expertise: tick.

Cat-nipping the Labour left: tick.

About as subtle as Burnham’s recent attempts in The Spectator to rebrand himself as ‘mainstream Labour’. The general election campaign has barely begun, and already potential Miliband successors are getting their ducks in a row.


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