Coup Two in the nest
Bryant, who famously apologised in 2003 for emailing a picture of himself in his underpants via a gay website, ran Harman's campaign for the Labour deputy leadership last year.
Birmingham Erdington MP Sion Simon, who was also involved in the coup, was promoted to junior Minister at the Universities Department.
These two appointments demonstrate that Gordon Brown has really reached the bottom of the barrel.
Or is there hope for Eric Martlew?