TITLE

SECOND RATER DRIVEN BY VANITY

AUTHOR(S)
Andrew Pierce
PUB. DATE
October 2017
SOURCE
Daily Mail;10/7/2017, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
THERE are giants in politics. And there are pygmies. Top of the league of the second category is Grant Shapps. But like so many of this type - and sadly, Westminster is full of them - they make up for lack of talent in braggadocio, vanity and vainglorious self-promotion.
ACCESSION #
125507914

 

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