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Complainant Name:
Peter Kilfoyle MP

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mirror


Peter Kilfoyle MP complained to the Press Complaints Commission that an article on MPs' expenses inaccurately stated that he appeared in the top ten claimants for cleaning/laundry in 2007/2008. In fact, the amount attributed to Mr Kilfoyle was for food.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the following correction and apology:

The Daily Mirror is happy to clarify that Peter Kilfoyle MP did not claim £3,043 cleaning/laundry expenses as reported in our article ‘Payback Time' of 13 October 2009. We apologise to Mr Kilfoyle for this error.

Date Published: 03/03/2010

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