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The dark arts of gaffe-avoidance

Some may say that David Cameron recent gaffes have been a result of over-confidence. Is he the first prime minister to trip up after his first few weeks? Sheila Gunn who worked for Sir John Major and Lance Price who worked for Tony Blair discuss how other prime ministers coped with their new found responsibility.

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