Labour General Secretary quits over dodgy donation

Peter Watt has resigned because, as the BBC reports:

David Abrahams gave more than £400,000 through associates, claiming he wanted to avoid publicity. Mr Watt told a meeting of officers of Labour’s National Executive Committee that he had known about the arrangement. But he added that he had not known it might be illegal.

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7 Comments

  • Chris Keating 26th Nov '07 - 6:09pm

    If he didn’t know it might have been illegal, he was incompetent.

  • passing tory 26th Nov '07 - 9:22pm

    So, Jeremy, you are happy to run off funds donated from a convicted fraudster? You feel under no moral obligation to hand the funds back?? No? Thought not.

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