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Hague's 'sympathy' for former No 10 spin doctor Coulson

William Hague has "sympathy" for disgraced No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson, who is facing up to two years in prison. The Foreign Secretary added it was not true that he had introduced the former tabloid editor to Tory high command.

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Miliband: Coulson 'brought disgrace on Number 10'

Labour leader Ed Miliband told Prime Minister's Questions that Andy Coulson's appointment has "brought disgrace" on Number 10.

Labour leader Ed Miliband at Prime Minister's Questions. Credit: Pool

"Today we know that, for four years, the Prime Minister's hand-picked and closest adviser was a criminal and brought disgrace to Downing Street," he said.

"We now also know that the Prime Minister also ignored multiple warnings about him."

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