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Complainant Name:
The Rt. Hon Geoff Hoon MP

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mirror

Complaint:
Geoff Hoon MP, the Defence Secretary, complained that an article was inaccurate in reporting that he had said he would ‘press the button for a nuclear strike on Iran if it was menacing Britain with ballistic missiles’.

Resolution:
The newspaper published a correction making clear that the Defence Secretary had been speaking about the possibility of ‘pressing the button to stop an Iranian missile with a nuclear warhead coming in to the UK’.

Report: 69



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