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Issue No. 2287

‘They did not treat us well at all. I still feel ill about it. It was disgraceful. It should have been handled better. They should apologise publicly’

Pamela Duggan speaking out against the Metropolitan Police, who shot dead her son Mark in Tottenham last August, sparking days of rioting


‘The money spent on this school could be used to expand primary schools in Wandsworth or carry out vital repairs. We don’t need this school’

Retired teacher Janet Eades criticising plans for a free school in Tooting, south London. Tory journalist Toby Young responded by ranting in the Telegraph about “Trotskyist smears”


‘Marine Le Pen’s role in French public life is not merely legitimate but increasingly necessary’

Daily Mail columnist Richard Waghorne sings the praises of France’s leading fascist politician


‘It would depend entirely on whether they would commit in public to give up Sharia law’

Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich on whether he could ever endorse a Muslim as US president


‘Len McCluskey is entitled to his views but he’s wrong. I’m changing Labour so we can deliver fairness with less money’

Labour leader Ed Miliband on Twitter clearing up any residual questions about why he’s backing Tory cuts


‘I am delighted to be advising IBH, a company that is investing in Pakistan’s future’

Ed’s brother David Miliband on his new post as a senior advisor to private equity firm IBH. He will get paid £50,000 a year for a couple of days’ work each month. Nice work if you can get it


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Who Says?
Tue 24 Jan 2012, 18:08 GMT
Issue No. 2287
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