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Abusing politicians unwarranted - Ex-Treasury boss

Ex-Treasury Minister Eddie Teare

Eddie Teare opens up about death threat

Ex-Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says abuse he received while in politics was 'unwarranted'.

He opened up about the 'horrific' death threat received by his wife at their home in 2014.

The matter was investigated by police, and a reward was offered to help identify the author.

In the UK, politicians aren't keeping personal attacks to themselves - instead, they're choosing to out victimizers to authorities.

Mr Teare says there's a difference between scrutiny and vitriol:

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