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Complainant Name:
Mr Paul Dixon

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Journal (Newcastle)

Complaint:
Mr Paul Dixon of Throckley complained that the newspaper had published a letter about civil service standards which purported to be from him.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper accepted that the letter had not been verified prior to publication. The newspaper published a correction and unreserved apology to the complainant in addition to sending him a private letter of apology.

Report: 71



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