May 102012

From the Daily Mail

David Blunkett

A diary item in Tuesday’s paper said that David Blunkett was forced to resign in 2005 after failing to declare his interest in DNA Bioscience.

In fact, while he inadvertently failed to consult the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments over his appointment as a director of the firm, he had declared his shareholding and was later found to have followed correct procedure.

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