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Lib Dem MEP Graham Watson apologises for ‘insensitive’ tweet

A swift retraction by Lib Dem MEP Graham Watson of this tweet, reacting to the news David Cameron has cancelled his landmark speech on Europe as a result of the hostage crisis in Algeria:

graham watson tweet

Immediately condemned as ‘clearly sick and offensive’ by Nick Clegg’s spokesman, Graham has now issued this apology:

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  • User AvatarDav 2nd Oct - 5:08pm
    Perhaps we should have a referendum on whether the UK should have a written constitution?
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 2nd Oct - 4:57pm
    Graham, I've cleared my thoughts, my point is: I don't believe that high risk = high return when it comes to investments. The regulations used...
  • User Avatartpfkar 2nd Oct - 4:38pm
    Denis Mollinson's comment is on the money for me - it would distort things further by allowing all conference reps to vote, rather than all...
  • User AvatarNick Collins 2nd Oct - 4:34pm
    @ Jonathan Pile: "The biggest problem is for Orange Bookers to work with Social Liberals and dissenters to bring back the 2010 left of centre...
  • User Avatarjedibeeftrix 2nd Oct - 4:22pm
    I still don't see the need for a written constitution.
  • User AvatarDavid Evershed 2nd Oct - 3:55pm
    @John Tilley suggests "Why not give Bill le Breton the chance to write a weekly Op Ed in LDV" I have a title for his...