The peer claims he had previously entertained more than a dozen other women at his luxury apartment, before paying the escorts £200 each – one in cash and one with a cheque drawn on his personal Bank of Scotland account.
We’re being told it was £200 a night. Which in London would get you something about as attractive as the back end of a Routemaster.
£200 an hour, a session, maybe: but if it was for the night then obviously he should go just on the basic grounds of bad taste.
And now to be serious just for a moment. Of course he shouldn’t resign or be thrown out. Cocaine and hookers is a lot less damaging to all of us that what the usual politician gets up to……