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Complainant Name:
Councillor Kumar Murshid

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Guardian

Complaint:
Councillor Kumar Murshid, councillor for Tower Hamlets, complained that the newspaper had inaccurately alleged that he was being investigated by the National Standards board for England and had been suspended by the Labour party from being a councillor.

Resolution:
The newspaper published a clarification making clear that, at the time of the article, the complainant was not being investigated and that, while he had been suspended from the Labour party, he remained a councillor.

Report: 63



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