"In her position I would have resigned."
Jenny Tongue, Liberal Democrat MP, on the Margaret Hodge 'child abuse' row
"This is a politically motivated stunt launched by Lord Goldsmith, the only senior lawman in the country who thought the war on Iraq was legal."
George Galloway, rebel MP, on the Charity Commission's extension of its inquiry into his Mariam appeal
"Alan Milburn, what do you imagine the voluntary sector actually is? It's the bloody public, you great numpty!"
Jim Pettifer, environmental fundraiser, Green & Gold (Letters, p.17).