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Complainant Name:
Ms Annabel Giles

Clauses Noted: 3, 12

Publication: The Sun on Sunday

Complaint:

Ms Annabel Giles complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper published an article which included private information about her personal life in breach of Clause 3 (Privacy), and included discriminatory and irrelevant references to her sexual orientation in breach of Clause 12 (Discrimination) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the online article and an assurance from the newspaper that it would not reprint the article. The newspaper also offered the complainant an ex-gratia payment.

Date Published: 30/05/2014



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