That's an impossible situation Cammy. You don't vote for PM's. You vote for MP's and then the leader of the party with a pariliamentary majority becomes PM. Gordon Brown will be pm, the leadership contest will barely happen.
Wiired: Agreed with your comments over the reporter. But then, what can they do about it? We can't do a prisoner swap. It's not even that who we release will be a threat to us. It's simply that it will set a precedent that if you kidnap someone we will release a prisoner in return. The danger there is sparking a "kidnap spree' as it's seen as an effective means of getting what you want.