I've done nothing wrong, insists Blunkett

Home Secretary David Blunkett today defiantly insisted he had done nothing wrong, after fresh claims that his former lover’s nanny had her visa application speeded up.

Home Secretary David Blunkett today defiantly insisted he had done nothing wrong, after fresh claims that his former lover’s nanny had her visa application speeded up.

Mr Blunkett arrived for a meeting at the Passport Office in London saying: “I wouldn’t be standing here this morning, and I wouldn’t have had the support of the Prime Minister, if I thought there was any doubt whatsoever about what I had done, my openness, my integrity.”

He added: “I think it’s in the best interests of everyone now to get all the events out in the open so all of us can get on with living our lives sensibly.”

The Home Secretary’s comments came after letters from Home Office officials published in today’s Daily Mail appeared to show Filipino nanny Leoncia Casalme, who worked for Mr Blunkett’s married former lover Kimberly Quinn, was granted residency in Britain early.

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