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Complainant Name:
Ms Anna Swift

Clauses Noted: 1, 12

Publication: The People

Ms Anna Swift of North Yorkshire complained that an article on residential care homes was inaccurate and misleading in its implication that all of the residents were either violent offenders or paedophiles. She stated that most of the residents were there due to mental illness or learning disabilities and posed no threat to the public.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction on this point in addition to amending its internal records and removing the article from all third party databases.

Report: 64

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