Goldsmith “To Stand Aside”

Mixed reports in the press, some say the Attorney-General will stand aside of the investigation. The Guardian points to the example of Sam Silkin, the Labour attorney general, who withdrew from playing any part in the decision whether to prosecute Jeremy Thorpe. Colin Brown in the Indy reckons he will stand aside. The Telegraph thinks he should consult the LibDems and Tories on privy council terms – not sure if that is just them being satirical.

Lord Goldsmith can’t expect us to believe he is impartial about his friend who gave him a peerage and could now be charged with selling peerages surely?

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Rowan Atkinson tells The Times

“All jokes about religion cause offence, so it’s pointless apologising for them. You should really only apologise for a bad joke. On that basis, no apology is required.”


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