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Evan Harris’s blog on #nuttsacking

On Monday, Helen brought you news from the Guardian of the dispute between Liberal Democrat MP Dr Evan Harris and Home Secretary Alan Johnson.

Over the last two days, Dr Harris’s blog has been unmissable as he has been posting details of the correspondence on his blog, along with the consequences.

A fisking of Alan Johnson’s speech in Parliament

I was amazed to hear what the Home Secretary said, under privilege, in parliament about a distinguished scientist and sent Alan Johnson the letter below demanding a retraction and apology.

A fisking of Alan Johnson’s reply

The Home Secretary has now responded

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    Robin A well written article. I am a Green at heart but will vote SNP in pursuit of Independence. I have respected many LibDem MPs...
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    I've just remembered another one from Edinburgh West. It was a very windy day, and the door I was at had a buzzer on it....
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    Hi @Dav I understand that secularism is not the only solution to religious extremism but, throughout history, it has helped to calm down tensions between...
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    Did LDV not notice the irony of this thread appearing so close to the...."Davey and Cable defend free speech at universities from Tory attack"?
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