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Complainant Name:
Councillor Richard Vassie

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Scottish Daily Express

Complaint:

Councillor Richard Vassie of Paisley complained that an article which reported that he was suspended by the Standards Commission for his behaviour during a reception at Paisley Town Hall inaccurately claimed that he was drunk at the time.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction to make clear that the Standards Commission hearing did not in fact establish that the complainant was drunk.

Report: 73



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