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David Blunkett Says His Phone Was Hacked: Good If It Was

by | 7th, February 2011

ONLY the Independent leads with news that David Blunkett believes his mobile phone’s voicemails were hacked by journalists while he was Home Secretary.

The Indy reminds readers that the Home Office is one of the most sensitive government departments ”.

To further hammer in the point home that Blunkett was privy to top secrets that he, er, may have mentioned on his mobile phone’s voicemail, the Indy goes on:

The suggestion that a serving cabinet minister – whose responsibilities included the oversight of MI5 and sensitive operations against Islamic terror groups – was having his voicemails intercepted is one of the most alarming yet in the scandal over the tactics of some sections of the British press.

Phone hacking is illegal. But is this alleged incident really alarming? You might be more alarmed at the behaviour of Blunkett when

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