Tim was appointed my minder by Labour Party HQ for the 2005 General Election. He was then finishing off his DPhil on, if my memory serves me correctly Butterflies in Madagascar of maybe it was about Nudist Colonies in Australia: my memory isn't was it used to be. He rather brilliantly gained a First at Oxford. He kept me on the straight and narrow during the campaign helping us to win by the not inconsiderable margin of 79 votes after a couple of recounts.
Anyway, he now works within the bowels of the Labour Party still at HQ, and on Wednesday, we had a delightful supper.