Out of context


“I thought I’d give you another chance to stand me up.”
Hargreaves Lansdown’s Laith Khalaf ribs an MM hack who failed to show for a previous date.

“That was very unlike you”
Peter le Beau calls Lifesearch’s Tom Baigrie back on to stage after he won an award at the Protection Review but left without being photographed.

“It’s a dog’s life being a supervisor. When I go home, my wife tells me everything is my fault and when I come to work again everything is my fault.”
FSA director of insurance Julian Adams.

“When I heard that we were coming down to -4 I thought that was our poll rating.”
LibDem pensions minister Steve Webb briefs a basement conference.

“Me and Liam Byrne have the same haircut but very different policies.”
Business secretary Vince Cable on the Labour Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary at the ABI biennial conference.