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The Courier & Advertiser (Angus and The Mearns Edition) - - SERIAL -

I was bliss­fully read­ing my pa­per and lis­ten­ing to a pod­cast and sud­denly the whole world charged past me down the plat­form, down the Tube. I saw cry­ing women, there was lots of shout­ing and scream­ing, there was a bit of a crush on the stairs go­ing down to the streets. Some peo­ple got pushed over and tram­pled on, I saw two women be­ing treated by am­bu­lance crews.” Richard Aylmer-hall, a me­dia technology con­sul­tant, a pas­sen­ger on the Lon­don Tube train hit by a ter­ror­ist ex­plo­sion. “

Dur­ing the last gen­eral elec­tion a teacher told the class of my 13-year-old boy that no­body should talk to him be­cause he’s the son of a Con­ser­va­tive MP.”

Tory back-bencher Bob Ste­wart. “

When you’re deal­ing with some­thing like the loss of a child it’s pretty dis­tress­ing, I won’t lie. It was a very un­pleas­ant place to go to.”

Ac­tor Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch on his role as a par­ent who loses a child in a new BBC drama.

Noth­ing is too toxic for Par­lia­ment to con­sider.”

Com­mons Speaker John Ber­cow.

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