Beginnin' Diggin' into Piggin' Wiggin


Dave’s Old Etonian chum Bill Wiggin might have thought he had got away with his expenses, but the discrepancies between his evidence and his receipts leave a literal paper trail. Dave gave one of his famous cast iron pledges that Wiggin would go if he was found guilty, yet he’s still got the Tory whip. As Guido has previously reported though, there are new developments. Wiggin’s office received this today from the Sunlight Centre:

Guido hears that Wiggin replied personally, almost automatically, claiming the matter was in the hands of Hammersmith and Fulham Council who are apparently dealing with a “misunderstanding”. Looks pretty black and white from here…




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