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Complainant Name:
Mr P L Fitzsimmons

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Scottish Sun

Complaint:

Mr P L Fitzsimmons of North Yorkshire complained that an article about his private life contained a number of inaccuracies.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following correction and apology in addition to writing the complainant a private letter of apology:

‘We have been asked to point out Army Sergeant Peter Fitzsimmons, who sent emails to nine women regretting his sexual behaviour, had affairs with two of them not 10 as we reported on June 14. We are also pleased to make clear both he and his third wife have been given the all-clear for any sexually transmitted diseases. Our apologies for any misunderstanding’.

Report: 76



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