The timing of Keith Vaz’s latest passport scandal is rather suspicious given the forthcoming Select Committee elections:
You would have thought alarm bells would ring for Vaz the second he put pen to paper regarding a passport, but the man is – at best – brazen.
The only thing more suspicious than the timing is the ‘I woz hacked’ line, just published on Vaz’s website:
I have recently become aware that my email address may have been hacked, and confidential emails may have been downloaded. The hacking of computers is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
When communicating with me or my office, the only email addresses which should be used are firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
It’s far more likely he was done in by a rival candidate for Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, or a Home Office insider…