Contradicting Francis Elliot’s article in The Times last week, Alan Johnson yesteday ruled himself out of a Question Time appearance alongside Nick Griffin (video). Pressed by Jon Sopel on the Politics Show – “Definitely no? No way? not under any circumstances?” – Johnson responded:
“I’ve gone 59 years without sharing a platform with a fascist and don’t intend to start doing it now”
They had better find someone soon.