Today Gordon Brown the former Prime Minister is appearing at the Leveson Inquiry, which this week is continuing to focus on the relationship between the press and politicians. It was alleged by Rebekah Brooks the former Sun Editor that Gordon Brown gave his permission for his son‘s medical details, who suffered from Cystic Fibrosis and subsequently died, to be published in The Sun. He denied this was the case.
He also criticised the Sun’s reporting of the Afghanistan war .And that he personally did not care about the troops in Afghanistan.
Chancellor George Osborne will also give evidence today and is likely to be asked about his role in Andy Coulson's appointment as David Cameron's director of communications. The Labour leader Ed Miliband, former Conservative Prime Minister Sir John Major and Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman will give evidence to the inquiry tomorrow. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond will appear on Wednesday, while Mr Cameron will be the sole witness on Thursday.
Written and Presented by Ann Salter