That receptical of ALP leaks, Laurie Oakes, has heard something too …
On Today this morning, he asked Gillard if she was confident of the Party’s support, adding that he understood that she was “actually ringing around in the last week of parliament just checking on your support, ringing Caucus members”.
Gillard said it was completely untrue of course. Read the interview here .
Meanwhile, Andrew Bolt reports that big money has been laid on Crean to be the new PM, and that betting has been suspended.
My source confirms that Crean is also a contender.