Tom Watson's statement was provoked by Tory grandee Sir Nicholas Soames demanding an apology to Lord Brittan's family in a point of order.
Here is the Labour deputy leader's response in full, in which he refuses to apologise for raising allegations against the late former home secretary:
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The US president also shared a post on Twitter accusing Dr Anthony Fauci of misleading the public over hydroxychloroquine.
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