Instead of David Blunkett jumping up and down about a convicted rapist winning the lottery, why doesn't he simply adopt the solution suggested by a letter writer to The Guardian today? He could charge the chap for his board and lodgings, in exactly the same way as he has done for the men wrongly convicted for the Carl Bridgewater murder. Or, as the letter writer asks, does that rule only apply if you are found to be innocent?
Not very Pc t-shirt from the Philosophy Football people... but worth a smirk. The man is on £4 million a year!