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Complainant Name:
Mr Tom Wood, ex-Deputy Chief Constable of Lothian & Borders Police

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Scottish Daily Express

Complaint:
Mr Tom Wood, ex-Deputy Chief Constable of Lothian & Borders Police, complained that an article was inaccurate when it stated that he was “cashing-in on inside knowledge” by writing a book on a series of murders.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction – making clear that the complainant had no formal agreement with any publisher to write a book and that the proceeds of any published book would be donated to a victims’ charity – and apologised for any misunderstanding.

Report: 72



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