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Complainant Name:
West London Mental Health Trust

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: News of the World


Ms Lucy McGee, Director of Communications for the West London Mental Health Trust, complained that an article about Peter Sutcliffe contained a number of inaccuracies.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following correction:

In an April 18 article, we wrongly reported that Peter Sutcliffe learned at a legal meeting that a bid for parole had been denied after a judge ruled out a report from his Broadmoor psychiatrist. We now accept that our report, published in good faith, was inaccurate. Peter Sutcliffe has not applied for parole, nor did any such meeting or judicial ruling of any sort take place. We are happy to set the record straight and regret the inaccuracies.

Date Published: 29/06/2010

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