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Law and Media Round Up – 30 January 2023

Independent MP, Andrew Bridgen, has said he will sue the former Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, for £100,000 in defamation over a tweet in which Hancock accused him of spreading “antisemitic, anti-vax, anti-scientific conspiracy theories.” Bridgen lost the Tory whip after his remarks and was widely criticised by members of all political parties. Bridgen’s case is supported by the Bad Law Project and the Reclaim Party. The Guardian, the Evening Standard and the Independent covered the threatened action. Continue reading

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