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Complainant Name:
Mr G Steve Knights

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun

Mr G Steve Knights, of HMP Long Lartin, complained that the newspaper had inaccurately claimed that he had been given 20,000 of Legal Aid when applying for a judicial review. He did not receive any Legal Aid for the application.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction and wrote a personal letter of apology to the complainant. The newspaper also wrote to the Governor and Chief Probation Officer of the prison, making clear that the original article was in error.

Report: 71

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