Press Complaints Commission
spacer spacer
SEARCH FOR     Or try the cases search  
Cases Banner
  spacer
Making a complaint
Code of Practice Information
Cases
Code Advice
 

Complainant Name:
Ashley van Dyck

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Mail on Sunday

Complaint:

Ashley van Dyck complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had republished comments that he had originally made to the BBC in a misleading context that distorted their meaning.

Resolution:

The matter was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following clarification:

Bath licensee Ashley Van Dyck points out that he did not support police use of an airport-style scanner to check people on a night out for knives and drugs. Our article of September 25 repeated a quote to the BBC by Mr Van Dyck, chairman of Bath Pubwatch, saying only that he welcomed extra police officers being deployed to curb antisocial behaviour.

Date Published: 30/11/2011



<< Go Back
 
    spacer
Home ] Cases ] Site map ]