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Phil Woolas defiant despite court verdict

The former immigration minister, Phil Woolas, intends to appeal a court decision that the election in his constituency must be re-run.

The Labour MP narrowly won the Oldham and Saddleworth seat but was found to have made false statements about his Liberal Democrat rival.

His solicitor Gerald Shamash read a statement on Mr Woolas' behalf.

  • 05 Nov 2010
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