, I think." he said politely, "and he did get the whole estate after all."
, who was on a work night out, ended up with a double fracture of the face.
He said the only injury Mr Green
showed was a small injury to a finger on his right hand and there was no evidence Mr Green
had been in a fight or knocked over in a road traffic collision.
was a distinguished journalist who was launch editor of the Evening Post in Reading, one of the first computer-set daily newspapers planned by Lord Thomson.
Prime Minister Theresa May sacked Mr Green
from his Cabinet role as her de facto deputy following an inquiry sparked by Kate Maltby, who claimed he "fleetingly" touched her knee during a meeting in a pub in 2015, and a year later sent her the "suggestive" text message after she was pictured in the corset.
Online gaming company Mr Green
& Co AB (STO:MRG) announced on Monday the signing of an agreement to acquire Evoke Gaming, including the gaming sites Redbet, Vinnarum casino, Bertil and MamaMia.
Tory MPs have been rallying round Mr Green
following claims by two retired police officers that pornographic images were found on his Commons computer during a 2008 investigation into Home Office leaks.
Number 10 Chief of Staff Gavin Barwell wants Mr Green
to do the "decent thing" and "fall on his sword".
Ms Greening's intervention came amid reports that senior aides to Theresa May believe Mr Green
, effectively her deputy prime minister, should resign to spare the Government further embarrassment.
But Mr Green
, 61, has been touched that Brexit Secretary Davis, his old boss in opposition, even threatened to quit himself if the First Secretary was fired.
's fate will be decided by the PM after a Cabinet Office investigation reports next week.
But friends of Mr Green
said they were "gobsmacked" at the former detective putting his claims into the public arena and "outraged" by the BBC's decision to broadcast them.