Tony Blair says that Ruth Turner is “is a person of the highest integrity”. Tessa Jowell says that “she is a person of utter decency and conscientiousness”. Lord Puttnam says that “She’s one of those half-dozen, dozen people who I would stake my life on.” David Blunkett has spoken of her “decency and honesty” in a BBC interview. Even bloggers like Will Parbury (and an occasional Stoa-commenter) are getting in on the act saying that “Having met Ruth I simply will not believe that she would do anything wrong.”
I’m sure that settles it.