Will so-fiery Sarah light up Birmingham?
TALKING of big-name US imports, ex-Republican vicepresidential candidate Sarah Palin will grace the Tory conference in Birmingham if would-be Tory member Arron Banks gets his way. Former Ukip funder Banks has invited her to a fringe meeting he’s hosting. Should be lively. Palin, left, recently stormed out of an interview with Sacha Baron Cohen for the British comic’s spoof TV show. TONY BLAIR gave the Royal British Legion the biggest donation in its history when the former PM handed over the millions he made from his memoirs. Was everyone at the charity appropriately grateful? Hardly. ‘My department named our lavatory after him,’ says a former employee. ‘Make of that what you will.’