The Apollo Project
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Tuesday, September 06, 2005
The Spy who led me
by Peter

The "Paddy was a spy" story has risen again – this time in the Mirror
(reported by Nick Barlow and Jonathon Calder).

This is a story that has gone around the blocks a few times, perhaps because Ashdown has never denied or confirmed the story. But two explanations have been offered for what Ashdown was doing in Geneva in the 1970s. The other story was that he was in charge of the library at the British Delegation. And few Liberals believed that version…
posted by Apollo Project @ 9:16 pm  
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