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Complainant Name:
Mr Matthew Gregory

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Shropshire Star


Mr Matthew Gregory complained that a comment piece about charity donations from the UK to developing countries contained inaccuracies.


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

In a comment article written by Nathan Rous on September 15, titled Let Charity Begin At Home, we stated that Humberside received just £167,000 to help get itself back on its feet after last years floods. This figure in fact related to the amount given to Humberside Fire And Rescue Authority - the local authority also received a further figure of more than £5.6 million. We are happy to clarify this point and apologise for any confusion caused.

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