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Complainant Name:
The Prime Minister and Mrs Blair

Clauses Noted: 6

Publication: Sunday Express

Complaint:
The Prime Minister and Mrs Blair complained that an article, which discussed the university plans of one of their children, was intrusive in breach of Clause 6 (Children) of the Code.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper in light of the precedent established in a previous PCC adjudication on a similar matter immediately apologised (in a private letter to the complainants) and took steps to ensure that the information would not be republished.

Report: 66



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