Ipso would have investigated Mirror over Newmark sex text story regardless of complaint
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Ipso would have investigated Mirror over Newmark sex text story regardless of complaint

1 Oct 2014 | Governance | Alice Sharman

The chair of the new press regulator has said that the Sunday Mirror story which forced Brooks Newmark to quit as minister for civil society, was so serious that it would have been investigated even without the complaint made by MP Mark Pritchard.

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