have a guilty conscience

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Finally, J Hampton said that I should have a guilty conscience for being a member of the Lib Dems.
It's a long time for someone to have a guilty conscience but it's a case of better late than never.
Irish chocoholics rejoice - you can have a guilty conscience and still have a conscience.
I wonder if they have a guilty conscience when they read their bank statements?
I would have had a guilty conscience - just thinking about it made me have a guilty conscience,'' he said.
Mr Brand, 52, faces a disciplinary hearing but said last night: "I don't have a guilty conscience and I don't regret anything I have said.