Wednesday, August 10, 2011
David Cameron Confessed His Mistake About Appointing Endi Colson
When the the links of the Press advisor of British Prime Minister with the news of the world were found PM was on his official visit to South Africa. He had to make his trip short and returned back and summoned an emergency meeting of the parliament. In the meeting on July 20, British prime minister confessed that he had committed a mistake by appointing the former editor of the news of the world as advisor for press affairs.
The investigation of the scandal resulted in the resignations of high ranking personalities. Rebeca Brooks was arrested on July 17, she remained the editor of the news of the world from 2002 to 2003. Rebeca was the editor of the paper when the kidnapping of school girl Milli Dowler, her murder and phone hacking incidents took place. Among the other people who resigned due to this scandal were chief executive of the news international Las Histon, , manager for legal affairs Tom Kironi and and the chief executive Rebeca Brooks. Similarly, commissioner of London police and a senior most police officer Sir Pal Stephensen resigned from their posts on July 18, 2011 because they had been heavily criticized for helping in the appointment of former executive editor Nile Wales as advisor. Assistant commissioner of London Metro Police John Bates and editor of the news of the world Endi Colsen also resigned from their offices. The chief executive of the paper Nile Wales was arrested while Ropert Murdoch and his son James Murdoch were ordered to present themselves before the parliamentary committee.