Letter: Cold War rages on
It almost beggars belief that a Russian is given a visa at all in our current circumstances; that she should be employed by an MP for a naval base constituency, Mike Hancock, as a "researcher" in the House of Commons makes one utterly despair (your report, 6 December). He of all people should be well aware that for the Kremlin the Cold War is not over.
By The Newsroom
Published 6th Dec 2010, 16:04 BST
Updated 6th Dec 2010, 19:39 BST
He has the nerve to demand that the security services "prove their point". No, in a case like this it is he who should prove her innocence; and even if she is, her employment should cease forthwith. Can one imagine an MP in the Duma for Kaliningrad, Sevastopol or Vladivostock employing a Briton in such a position?
His Portsmouth Lib Dem party should deselect him.