Gordon Brown phone-hacking inquiry halted by civil service – The Guardian

Posted April 11th, 2011 in inquiries, interception, news, privacy, telecommunications by sally

“Sir Gus O’Donnell, the cabinet secretary, blocked an attempt by Gordon Brown before the general election to hold a judicial inquiry into allegations that the News of the World had hacked into the phones of cabinet ministers and other high-profile figures.”

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The Guardian, 10th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk