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Sunday 7th August 2011 | 19:25
By Ralph Miller
London Mayor Boris Johnson is likely to come under increasing pressure to return home from his holiday after calling the man whose death sparked riots in Tottenham last night by the wrong name.
In a phone interview with BBC News, Mr Johnson named Mark Duggan as Michael Duggan on several occasions.
Mr Johnson was also asked if he would be returning to London, and he said: "I'm not going to come back at the moment because I think I have complete confidence in the police and I think that they are doing a very, very good job and they are hard pressed at the moment, they face all sorts of demands on their time and on their resources but if you look at their overall achievement in fighting crime in London I think it is very remarkable and they deserve every possible congratulations for keeping the city as safe as it is."
The full interview is available here.
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