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Complainant Name:
Mr Paul Bristow

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Burton Mail

Complaint:

Mr Paul Bristow of Birmingham complained that an article which reported his ex-wife’s allegations of domestic violence against him contained inaccuracies.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following clarification:

‘On the 30th November 2005 we published an article about Paul Bristow based on statements made by his former wife, Wendy. Mr Bristow pleaded guilty to assaults on his ex-wife taking place in 2004 but was acquitted of rape alleged to have taken place in 2001. He further denies and was not charged with assaulting her on any prior occasion’.

Report: 74



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