» Wednesday, November 23, 2005


Asked why it was thought necessary threaten the use if the Official Secrets Act in last night’s case, the PMOS said he was certainly not going to give a running commentary on legal proceedings.

Asked several times about the case, the PMOS said he was not going to get involved in any way in a case that was sub-judice.

Asked if the PMOS was able to say in any way whether The Mirror was correct in saying that they had been gagged under the Official Secrets Act, the PMOS replied again he could not get involved in legal proceedings.

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  1. There’s something of the running commentary to the PMOS’ repeated "running commentary" remarks, if you ask me. And if you think about it, providing a running commentary IS pretty much this person’s job description. (-:

    Comment by John Lettice — 23 Nov 2005 on 3:18 pm | Link
  2. Unfortunately for the PMOS, the Official Secrets Act doesn\x92t apply to France. Follow the link below to read a report (in English) about Bush and bombing al-Jazeera from Agence France-Presse:

    <a href="http://news.inq7.net/breaking/index.php?index=3&story_id=57395">http://news.inq7.net/breaking/index.php?index=3&story_id=57395</a&gt;

    Comment by Michael McCarthy — 23 Nov 2005 on 7:11 pm | Link
  3. Is it someone who know why they said that?

    Comment by fullum — 18 Dec 2007 on 7:13 pm | Link

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