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Complainant Name:
Mr Patrick Harrington

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Guardian

Complaint:
Mr Patrick Harrington of Edinburgh complained that the newspaper had incorrectly suggested in an internet column that he had been expelled from the RMT for joining under a false name. In fact, he used his married name which was subsequently recognised by the Union and is now fighting the expulsion as being contrary to natural justice.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper which had based the piece on a RMT press release, which made the allegations attached a clarifying comment from the complainant to the piece.

Report: 63



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