Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets Act
The foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has defended the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by Sir Kim Darroch while he was the British ambassador to the US.The Metropolitan police has launched a criminal investigation into the leak of the messages, which were sent to the Mail on Sunday. The UK’s largest police force threatened the media with prosecution for publishing the dispatches. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jul/13/darroch-cables-george-osborne-accuses-met-of-flouting-press-freedom
Author : Sarah Marsh
Publish date : 2019-07-13 10:14:04
Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.
- UNITED KINGDOM
- UNITED STATES