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3 July 2012

Bob Diamond’s daughter defends her dad

Tweets that George Osborne and Ed Miliband can "go ahead and #HMD".

By New Statesman

Bob Diamond’s daughter Nell has spent the last few days retweeting witticims about her dad.

However, today she decided to come out swinging in full support of the beleaguered Barclays boss:

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This tweet was later deleted and replaced with the rather more sober: