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Ed Milband's spokesman accuses David Cameron of "pimping himself" in Zurich

By Jonathan Isaby

As the world awaits the verdict of FIFA from Switzerland this afternoon, Ed Miliband's spokesman, Katie Myler, has broken the cross party consensus praising David Cameron's efforts on behalf of the bid in Zurich, as her comments on Twitter (reproduced below courtesy of PoliticsHome) demonstrate:

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She has since issued the following statement: "I wholeheartedly apologise for the remarks. They are no reflection whatsoever of Ed's views. Of course, it goes without saying that I fully back the England bid."

I gather she is about to leave his employ anyway, so calls for her sacking would amount to nought. But I doubt we'll be seeing "LadyMyler" near any genuine ermine any time soon...