David Mellor 'idiot' cabbie comments says ex-Sun editor

Former cabinet member David Mellor is "an absolute ocean-going idiot" over his comments to a London cabbie, a former editor of the Sun has said.

Kelvin Mackenzie spoke about David Mellor whose conversation was recorded and given to the Sun newspaper.

Mr Mellor called the man "stupid" and told him to "shut up", after listing some of his lifetime achievements.

In the recording, the former national heritage secretary was alleged to say: "You don't know as much about London as I do."

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