London 2012. Sports minister’s daft remarks on dissidents

If you’re badly in need of an adrenalin shot or a boost to the wrong people,  this is the announcement for you – and just as the events schedule and ticket prices are unveiled. More blurted out than premeditated?

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London