Two days of Forum rambling, much of it by the ever-entertaining Ernie "Good Moaning" Lazenby, has seen several ECF Board members claim that they have not seen any such legal advice, as that described in my post yesterday. Andrew Farthing has written that he is inclined to think no such advice ever existed. Lazenby, who rather to my surprise, has not yet expressed a wish to take me outside to the car park and beat me up, now writes that
That clearly makes Giddins lengthy piece on his blog what it is complete rubbish, untrue and mischief making
Elsewhere on the same thread, Carl "Old Mother" Hibbard has speculated whether I will "clarify" my earlier comments or not.
I rarely respond to such requests from termites, but on this occasion, I will make an exception and respond to all of the above.
To echo the words of a famous newspaper editor, uttered at a critical moment in a major investigation:
I stand by my story.