Shades of Margaret Hodge's reaction to being called to account for her actions. Very Soviet stylee, too.Ms Atherton, 49, described Mr Phillips, who is claiming discrimination on grounds of a sexual orientation, as a man with mental problems, who was "emotional" and produced "erratic" work.
I can understand her being short of breath,The BBC said:She [Candy Atherton, Labour MP for Falmouth and Camborne in Cornwall] said she was "really shocked" when she heard the allegations.
"I could hardly breathe for a while. I could hardly believe it. I was very upset and shocked."