In further exercpts from his statement he pleads with the nation to understand that "this sort of accusation is baseless as I have no shred of colour in my life. An extra-marital affair scores 6 points on an MPs colourchart, and an affair with someone of the same sex scores 10. Ive been on nought all my life.
Dented by the fact that I will never be half the man that Margaret Thatcher was, I clung to the coat-tails of my other hero John Major and I have even got to the stage of pushing peas around on a plate, so how could someone of no intrinsic self-worth be rightfully accused of being a knob-jockey? That's Harvey Proctor country, well away from my dull life
ffion herself spelt it out in plain English for me "the ennuie is overwhelming Hague, thats how I know you will always be faithful""