The Conservative Party has tonight published an email from Harriet Harman’s office that sets up a meeting between officials in the Speaker’s Office and in the Government machine – clearly designed to handle the outrage from MPs that is anticipated on Wednesday regarding Michael Martin’s permission for counter-terrorist police to raid Damian Green’s parliamentary offices.

Not only is such a meeting entirely improper – the Speaker is the servant of all MPs, not the executive/ government – but yet again Labour displays its incompetence; the email has only come to light because Ms Harman’s office accidentally cc’d the office of a Tory frontbencher.

Here is the key section of the email:



PS The Damian Green ribbon is the brainchild of the irrepressible Tory Bear.

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