The UK Government should think again about giving aid to Sudan, the former defence secretary and shadow foreign secretary has said, after the Sudanese government handed down a death sentence to a woman for marrying a Christian. Liam Fox said:
Religious tolerance is something that the UK should be promoting at every opportunity.
We need to ask ourselves whether it is acceptable too be giving taxpayers' money in aid to states which allow treatment such as that handed out to Meriam Ibrahim.
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We're all narcissists now (aren't we) so it must be OK for me to see the prism of UK politics through my two stints as a political editor.