The row over Dartmouth's links to a porn company continues. See: LINK.
Dartmouth has now issued a very brief statement:
I have never heard of the company mentioned in the Telegraph article ( Mandrake Column ).
I have had no dealings with the company mentioned in the article.
End of statement.
Our older readers may remember the Profumo scandal of the early 60's. While giving evidence at the trial of Stephen Ward, charged with living off the immoral earnings of Keeler and Rice-Davies, the latter made a famous riposte. When the prosecuting counsel pointed out that Lord Astor denied an affair or having even met her, she replied, "Well, he would, wouldn't he?" (often misquoted as "Well he would say that, wouldn't he?").
For more on this: LINK