DIARY: Alastair Campbell to go it alone - in Northants

Diary was more than a little excited to receive the PR scoop of the year this week - a release headlined 'Alastair Campbell resigns to set up own PR and marketing company'.

How disappointing to discover that 'Campbell' is not the Number 10 comms chief, but a less glamorous namesake, cashing in on the coincidence to promote his Market Harborough-based shop.

He even wrote to the other Campbell, offering him a job. Downing Street's man has yet to reply, but then he has been busy of late.

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