Examination of Witness (Questions 140
TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2000
140. As you said, you know John Maxton and John
Reid very well and you were a close friend to Donald Dewar. Similarly,
an MP's job does not fit into that nice little description of
nine to five.
(Mr Rafferty) Certainly as far as the First Minister
was concerned that was the case.
141. Would you thus say that people who work
for Members of Parliament, their hours are similarly not nine
(Mr Rafferty) I have had little contact with them
but I would have thought so.
142. Since the Commissioner first contacted
you, what external pressures have you come under from anybody
else in relation to her inquiries?
(Mr Rafferty) Absolutely none.
Chairman: Anybody else? Thank you, Mr
Rafferty, for coming along and answering our questions today.