Marr Decries Injunction

This morning’s ding-ding on the Today program was miles apart from your usual stuffy debate. Ian Hislop tore a chunk from Andrew Marr over his 2008 love child super-injunction

“As a leading BBC interviewer who’s asking politicians about failures in judgment, failures in their private lives, inconsistencies, it was pretty rank of him to have an injunction when acting as an active journalist.”

Just to think, Marr could have spared all that time, money and not to forget damage done to his reputation, if he and Alice Miles’s child had just done the DNA test in the first place. Marr says that injunctions are out of control these days, yet it seems they were fine when he needed one.




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No prizes for guessing who Andrea Leadsom is talking about:

“As you said last week, Mr Speaker, we have a responsibility to safeguard the rights of this House and as Leader of the House I seek to do exactly that, treating all members of parliament with courtesy and respect. I hope and expect all Honourable and Right Honourable members to do likewise.”

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