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Harman admits blunder on Goodwin’s knighthood

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman has admitted she was wrong to tell MPs Sir Fred Goodwin’s knighthood was for charity work.

Standing in for Gordon Brown at Prime Minister’s questions today, Harman told MPs that she understood Goodwin’s knighthood was for his services to the Prince’s Trust.

After the session Harman’s office revealed that she had made a mistake and that Goodwin’s knighthood was in fact for services to banking.

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