Mr Livingstone also indicated that others within the met should be off too.
Sir Paul could not have predicted that a few weeks of “R and R” at the glamorous Champneys would leave his glittering police career in tatters on one miserable, wet Sunday evening in July 2011.
How the mighty are being wiped out by the NotW scandal.
I have to admit when this whole saga began unravelling at alarming speed almost two weeks ago, I could never have predicted the whirlwind would have swept up so many high-profile figures.
It is no longer a question of what will happen next but whose head will be next on the chopping block.
Anyone else either directly involved or connected in any way to this saga must now be viewing this as a reign of terror.
Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre would have been proud…..