LibDem conference planners will not be happy this morning. The trial of their biggest ever donor, Michael Brown, starts on 15 September, the Monday of their conference. Brown has jumped bail and was not in court yesterday when the date for the trial was set.
Astonishingly, the court granted Brown legal aid to cover the cost of his defence. Perhaps the LibDems might like to take the burden off the taxpaper and contribute to this defence via the £2.4 million they accepted from him? Is that a flying pig I spy?
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