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What Calling A Copper A Pleb Really Cost Andrew Mitchell

by | 29th, November 2014

Quite a week for former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell. The man at the centre of Pleb-gate calling a copper guarding Downing street a ‘fu**ing pleb’ is broken.

But is he? And what did the court case cost him?

Today the Times says:

He faces a legal bill of more than £1 million after losing the libel battle against The Sun for calling Downing Street police officers “f***ing plebs” who should “know their place”.

The Guardian ups that to £1.5m.

 

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The Daily Mail sees that £1.5m and raises it to £2m.

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The Sun gloats and says the bill is…£3m.

 

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And as for being a broken

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