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Cash for honours: No charges brought.

Link: Cash for honours: No charges brought - Telegraph.

Last night The Daily Telegraph established that key figures involved in the inquiry are actively considering suing the police for wrongful arrest - and media organisations which have said they would be charged, for libel.

I do hope that they sue. I am yet to be satisfied of the political independence of the Crown Prosecution Service. I fear it may have been one of the most foolish of many centralising innovations. I would love a jury to judge these peoples' stories. The jury is the one British institution that still works.

Oscar Wilde's downfall was caused by a rash lawsuit. These people are just as vain and silly, if not nearly as talented, as Wilde. May the gods send them lawyers more greedy than wise.