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Complainant Name:
Ms Caroline Flint MP

Clauses Noted: 1, 3, 6

Publication: The Mail on Sunday

Complaint:

Ms Caroline Flint MP complained that an article about the breakdown of her first marriage was inaccurate and intruded into her privacy and the privacy of her children.

Resolution:

The managing editor of the newspaper wrote personally to the complainant, apologising for having caused her difficulties. He expressed regret for any harm that had been caused by the article. The piece was withdrawn from further publication and removed from all external databases and websites under The Mail on Sunday’s control. The newspaper said it would endeavour to make all Associated Newspapers’ executives aware of the complainant’s concerns.

Report: 75



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