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How strange it was to see Michael Bright and Phil Condon whispering sweet nothings to each other in the dock at Southwark Crown Court. It was almost as if the two former colleagues had never been apart. What made it so strange was that Phil Condon has made no secret of the fact that he and 'Brightie' hadn't so much as exchanged text messages since the day the Independent empire they built came crashing to the ground in June 2001.

No wonder insurers get a rough ride in Parliament. Polly C was

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