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Complainant Name:
Mr James Wyse

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail


Mr James Wyse, along with other complainants, complained that the newspaper had inaccurately stated that the UK was the second most densely populated country in the world, and had made inaccurate claims about the scale and causes of population increase in the UK.


The matter was resolved when the newspaper published the following statement in the body of the same column:

While Britain as a whole is not, as I suggested recently, the 'second most densely populated country' in the world, England - where most of these new migrants have settled - is now the number one most densely populated country in Europe (excluding little Malta).

Indeed, on the scale of countries with populations over ten million, England is the third most densely populated country in the world - after Bangladesh. That's some immigration policy.

Date Published: 13/04/2010

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