' "RATHER HARD" ON GEORGE GALLOWAY'

The Times – 26 January 1994

During the run-up to the last general election, I compiled and published details of the political track-records of Labour MPs, including George Galloway. In Early Day Motions in the House of Commons he had, inter alia:

It therefore seems rather hard on Mr Galloway to be "severely reprimanded" by the Labour whips for praising Saddam Hussein (report, January 21) when he has been allowed to propagate equally obnoxious causes, so often and for so long, with complete impunity.

Dr JULIAN LEWIS
Deputy Director
Conservative Research Department
London SW1