Assuming what has been reported in the 'Hate on Sunday' has some 'truth' to it, then its should not be that surprising about Lord Mandelperson (all alleged of course... my Lord.,,)
Looks like he is just looking after Number one, Himself!!
Lord Pete must think that Broone is a buffoon, and theres not much point in having any 'Respect' for him. Maybe a 'Julius Caesar' hatchet job on old Cyclops in a few months time..... After all, Neues Arbeits might need some 'Young Blood' in the Dear Leader post..... Mr Milipede maybe...or even Lord Pete himself....??
Where ambition is the motivating factor, then anything might happen. After all.... even B'lair never was a 'Socialist', he used the Labour Party for his own selfish ambitions.... (allegedly....)