Thatcher funeral guest Bernard Ingham accuses Hillsborough relatives of being ‘contemptible’
April 12, 2013
One of the invited guests at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral in London next Wednesday will be her former close colleague and chief press officer ‘Sir’ Bernard Ingham.
I’ve put his title in inverted commas because if I had my way he’d be stripped of it.
After all the title ‘sir’ is supposed to represent honour and respect and there’s nothing honourable or respectful about the way Ingham has over many years consistently abused the people who lost loved ones in such a tragic way in the Hillsborough disaster.
Recently, the Mirror revealed Ingham had sent a letter in 1996 to a Liverpool fan whose friend had died in the disaster in which he told grieving relatives that they should “shut up” about Hillsborough:
And now yet another disgraceful letter sent by Ingham…
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