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The Revd Paul Flowers ticked all the right 'progressive' boxes — that's why he could get away with anything

Sustainability. Tick! Inclusivity. Tick! Fairtrade. Tick! All that mattered to Labour was the Crystal Methodist's show of liberal piety

23 November 2013

9:00 AM

23 November 2013

9:00 AM

Listen to Melanie Phillips and Jesse Norman discuss Paul Flowers:
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Yet again, one particular question has formed on lips up and down the land. How in heaven’s name could so many people have failed to spot such a spectacular abuse of a public position?

We heard it first in the Jimmy Savile scandal, when the posthumous discovery of half a century of predation left people incredulous that so many had known about but done nothing to stop his serial depravities.

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