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Well, if it was the governing party, every member of the Cabinet would be invited, almost certainly most of their special advisers, senior MPs, MPs who had particular influence, chairmen of select committees. I would always be sent a list of the names that they intended to invite just to see if there was anyone I felt should be added to the list -- a contact of mine, a contact of somebody else -- that we felt should be there.

But it was across the spectrum and at Labour Party -- when Labour was in opposition, it would be very similar. You would have the shadow Cabinet, you would have their special advisers, you would have the MPs who mattered, and you would invite people from other newspapers as well, because they tended to invite you to their parties.

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