Harman claims 'nothing more than absurd' says Leslie

Newspaper claims about Harriet Harman and two other politicians dating back to the 1970s are "nothing more than absurd" said the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury.

Chris Leslie said his party's deputy leader was "accused of being an apologist for paedophilia" in the Daily Mail reports about her work for the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL) and its links to the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE).

He was asked by Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics if Ms Harman should apologise.

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