Eastleigh by-election: John O'Farrell Thatcher comments

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The Labour candidate in the Eastleigh by-election previously claimed he was "disappointed" Margaret Thatcher was not murdered by the IRA and that he wanted Britain to lose the Falklands War.

The shadow justice secretary said John O'Farrell's comments in a book were "probably bad humour, him trying to be funny, but clearly not funny".

Sadiq Khan told Andrew Neil they were written 20 years ago, and added: "Some of it is in bad taste and should not have been said, but he was writing a book that was at the time, very funny, very witty."

Full interview: Andrew Neil and Sadiq Khan

Full list of candidates for the 28 February Eastleigh by-election

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