The Bugging Policeman

Our most political policeman had good reason to tape his telephone calls after his dealings with Blunkett. On more than one occasion Blunkett briefed against him – blaming him for the latest cock-up or memorably claiming he had carpeted his predecessor after a convivial meeting.

Commissioner Blair probably just wanted hard evidence if he was stitched up by a politician again. Just like J. Edgar Hoover…

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