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Complainant Name:
Ms Sarah James

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun


Ms Sarah James, Press Officer at the Brighton Steiner School, complained that an article had inaccurately claimed that the school had banned Santa.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following letter from the complainant:

You reported we banned Santa from visiting our Christmas grotto in case his red outfit reminded pupils of Coca Cola (Sun, November 22). In fact, we had no such ban and it was never discussed at school which has no policy on this matter. The fact we have never had Santa at our Christmas Bazaars for no other reason than we try to offer something a bit different does not amount to a ban.

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