House of Commons – Press standards, privacy and libel – Culture, Media and Sport Committee

by peterjukes

468. Nor are we impressed by the reported testimony of Neville Thurlbeck. Mr Thurlbeck also figured prominently in the case Max Mosley brought against the News of the World which we discuss in paragraphs 40 to 57 above. Mr Justice Eady’s judgement in that case included the following:

“The real problem, so far as Mr Thurlbeck is concerned, is that these inconsistencies demonstrate that his ‘best recollection’ is so erratic and changeable that it would not be safe to place unqualified reliance on his evidence as to what took place as between him, Woman E and her husband.”[432]

via House of Commons – Press standards, privacy and libel – Culture, Media and Sport Committee.

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