Sure there is dispute over whether that is what he said, but I would have thought a jury would be allowed to hear the tape and work out for themselves if they agree with the claim or not. The High Court and Court of Appeal said they should be able to.
The suppression order has also been released this time on other evidence which the Herald printed a week or so ago. I blogged on it at the time and removed the blog item after it became clear it was still supressed. Not it is not, I have restored my original blog item.
When I read the allegations about what he said at school about his paper run, I joked to someone at the time that this now explains why he was still doing a paper run in his 20s!