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Complainant Name:
Mr Paul Golding

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Star

Complaint:

Paul Golding of the British National Party complained to the Press Complaints Commission that an article was inaccurate in suggesting that the party had tried to hire a martial arts expert to train members in close combat fighting.

Resolution:

The newspaper said it had obtained the story from a PR agency. However, in light of the BNP's denial of the claims it agreed to remove the story from its website. The newspaper also confirmed that it had no intention of republishing the claims.

Date Published: 17/02/2010



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