Brian Binley, told Radio 4’s Today programme: “I think it’s a very confusing story really, maybe produced during the silly season, kept back because stories are at a premium at this time.
“I was, by the way, attached for a short time for private office – I wasn’t there very long but I did get to know him a little bit
Brian Binley – who he?
He was an organiser with the National Young Conservatives from 1965 to 1968
In 2006, he became the victim of identity theft, when someone tried to divert his bank statements and unsuccessfully attempted to steal £9,000 from him whilst he was in India. The perpetrator wrote to Binley boasting of his exploits.
He received a six-month driving ban in May 2007 having totted up 12 points on his licence when caught doing 37 mph in a 30 mph zone in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. With nine points already, he was given three more and a ban by Towcester magistrates.
Other than his wiki page – above, it seems he’s not the only family member who likes living life in ‘the fast lane’…
Former police officer Matthew Binley, 27, was arrested after he crashed his Alfa Romeo in Northampton, Northants, whilst twice the drink-drive limit.
Brian Binley, who has been Conservative MP for Northampton South since 2005, was not present at the hearing. He came under fire in 2009 after it emerged he illegally claimed £57,000 in expenses by renting a £1,500 a month flat from his own company.
However, despite the Committee on Standards and Privileges finding he had breached parliament rules he was ordered to pay back just £1,500 in January last year.
They don’t have a problem being economical with the truth either?
Amazing how quickly msm have pounced on this ”news” ?
Wonder who else will come out of the woodwork to defend Heath? Maybe Kenneth Clarke, who secured his first job as a whip in 1972 in Edward Heath’s government has something to add?