Harriet Harman has denied that the Labour Party conference is being overshadowed by Damian McBride's book.
Speaking to Daybreak, the Deputy Leader said that in fact most people have never heard of the former Labour spin doctor.
Harman also said that the sorts of practices McBride claims to have undertaken do not occur in today's Labour Party:
She said: "Ed Miliband doesn't do that sort of thing, and doesn't allow anybody who works for him to behave like that."
More top news
Some four million Brits are expected to fly out of the UK over the festive period, along with many more using roads and railways.
Scientists believe they may have found the key to fighting HIV - and it rests in the immune system of llamas.
The United Nations has made a renewed and record-breaking global appeal, after falling well short of its last request for financial help.