Another date slip-up

It’s now been corrected, but when the piece at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8550425.stm first appeared on  the BBC website it included a link to the ‘1893 labour manifesto’ – 1893 was of course 20 years before Michael Foot, whose death last week promoted the feature, was born.

Famously, Michael Foot’s preferred means of travel between Westminster and his home in Hampstead was the bus, and the one time that I saw him in person was when he was sitting upstairs on a number 24, earnestly making notes in the margins of a book…

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