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Thursday, December 04, 2008
*** John Reid Knifes Jacqui Smith ***
John Reid has just stuck the knife well and truly between Jacqui Smith's shoulderblades. In the Commons he said if he had been Home Secretary he would have expected to have been told about the arrest of Damian Green, and would not have been as placid about it as she has been.
Jacqui Smith didn't take it lying down and hit back with a tart retort...
Sometimes it behoves Home Secretaries to deal with issues calmly, as in this case.