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Complainant Name:
Professor Paul Ekins

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Daily Telegraph

Complaint:

Professor Paul Ekins of the Green Fiscal Commission complained that the newspaper had described the organisation as "government-supported" when it was both structurally and financially independent of government, and its policies were not approved of by the government in any official capacity.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following statement:

Following our 27 October coverage of green tax proposals by the Green Fiscal Commission (GFC) we have been asked to make clear the GFC is not government-supported.

Date Published: 04/03/2010



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