THE IoS PROFILE: John Birt - Brain for Sale (One Careless Owner) ; Having Made His Name in Television as a Brilliant If Bloodless Clear- Thinker, He Is Now Tipped for Yet Further Preferment in Downing Street. with Few Allies in Whitehall and No Great Skills as a Persuader, He May Wish He'd Made More Friends on the Way Up. but Then, like His Friend Peter Mandelson, He Always Has the PM
Apr 17, 2005; Only his cruellest enemies will have taken pleasure in the news of John Birt's recent marriage break-up. The rest of us may have...