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By prospect   January 2009

Revenge of the mean Green machine

Who wouldn’t kill to be a fly on the wall at a coffee morning involving Damian Green and his civil servant nemesis, David Normington? Normington, the home office boss who sent the rozzers round to arrest the shadow home secretary for “misconduct in public office,” just kicked off the biggest row about MPs’ privileges since Charles I stormed into the house with a handful of cavaliers in 1642. But, come January, Green will pop over to home office HQ for a friendly chat with his new foe as part of a convention allowing the…

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