Robert Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green (born 14 May 1942), often known as Alistair McAlpine, is a retired British businessman, politician and author who was an advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
[Telegraph.co.uk] - You can't really blame the tweeters and the bloggers. “McAlpine” was the steer they were given, and it was Alistair McAlpine that Newsnight had in its sights. It was no protection of McAlpine that he wasn't explicitly named in the first broadcast – and
[The Independent] - I have known Alistair McAlpine for decades – we met through a shared love of contemporary art. Why should a charming, eccentric, harmless elderly man have to deal with evil internet bullying, particularly as he has been very ill? Lord McAlpine's crime
[Bournemouth Echo] - He added: “We have a position where Newsnight didn't broadcast allegations that they could stand up against Jimmy Savile and did broadcast allegations that they couldn't stand up against Alistair McAlpine. “The director-general should have issued clear
[The Guardian] - As reporters descended on his house in southern Italy, a frail-looking, hoarse Lord Alistair McAlpine loaded a suitcase into a car and, declining to answer questions, was driven away. The 70-year-old Tory grandee was forced to take refuge from what was