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Complainant Name:
Kevin Barron MP

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Mail on Sunday

Complaint:
Kevin Barron, MP for the Rother Valley, complained that an article had quoted him as saying that his daughter had done some unpaid work experience with him. In fact, he said, he had never spoken to the newspaper on the issue.

Resolution:
The newspaper acknowledged that the comment had, in fact, come from Mr Barron’s assistant and agreed to amend its cuttings file and database. The managing editor also wrote directly to the complainant to apologise for the mistake.

Report: 65



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