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Memo to Michael Fallon: you voted for more EU immigration, too

The former "minister for the Today programme" may want to examine his own party's voting record before he mentions EU expansion

By Steve Bloomfield  

Michael Fallon accused Tony Blair of allowing EU expansion. But the Tory party also voted "aye". Photo: PA

Sir Michael Fallon is good in front of a microphone. When he was a junior minister he was often described as the minister for the Today programme, able to deflect, distract and stay on message during the most awkward of interviews. He probably felt pretty pleased with himself yesterday as he toured the TV and radio studios criticising Tony Blair’s suggestion that new curbs on European Union migration could be introduced…

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