Does Clive Stafford Smith lodge with Gavin Esler, or do they merely car-share?
As you know, the ubiquitous Mr Stafford Smith of Reprieve also acts as lawyer for that lovable Ethiopian scamp Binman Mohammed and is hardly ever off Newsnight (a slight exaggeration perhaps!). He certainly seems to get to chat to Gav on a pretty regular basis. Last night's Newsnight reported on MI5's denial of involvement in collusion with torture. Ol' Clive was in debate with Colonel Richard Kemp, formerly of the Joint Intelligence Committee. Esler only ever interrupted Colonel Kemp.
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