Later. There is a longer report by Patrick Wintour in Friday's paper.
Mr Kennedy's new year message showed he should go because it was directed more at attacking the government than the new Tory leader.
"One way or another, things have got to be resolved in the next 14 days," the MP said.
"We all have to decide where we are going in the next fortnight on that particular issues."
Thursday, December 29, 2005
Here we go again
"Good will to all men" does not extend to Charles Kennedy, at least as far as his colleagues and political journalists are concerned. The Guardian website quotes an anonymous (as ever) "Lib Dem frontbencher" as saying that: