Anthony Steen, Conservative MP for Totnes, has won his libel complaint against the Western Morning News and secured an apology with a front page banner. The Western Morning News also agreed to pay £10,000 damages to Mr Steen.
Anthony Steen MP
8 September 2008
Anthony Steen, the Conservative MP for Totnes, Devon has today won his libel complaint against Western Morning News & Media Limited, publishers of the Western Morning News.
Mr Steen secured an apology today in the Western Morning News (copy attached) together with a front page ‘teaser’ stating “Totnes MP Anthony Steen – an apology from the WMN”.
Western Morning News & Media Limited has further agreed not to repeat the allegations, and to pay £10,000 by way of damages to Mr Steen, together with his legal costs.
Mr Steen was represented by Mark Thomson and Michelle Riondel.
Mr Steen was represented by Mark Thomson and Michelle Riondel