Anorak | ‘Going to Santorini’: Carine Patry Hoskins and David Sherborne in Leveson earn ‘n’ tell

‘Going to Santorini’: Carine Patry Hoskins and David Sherborne in Leveson earn ‘n’ tell

by | 15th, June 2013


CARINE Patry Hoskins earned  £218,606 for her work on the Leveson Inquiry into media standards. He worked on the Inquiry between July 2011 and November 2012.

Hoskins, a married mother of two interviewed witnesses. She reviewed their statements and conducted legal research. She was fact checking .

Hoskins began a relationships with barrister David Sherborne, who had represented phone hacking victims. Four months before the inquiry ended the pair went on holiday together to Santorini.

Conservative MP Rob Wilson says two lawyers working on different sides of the inquiry geting involved with one another as the inquiry into standards is ongoing was  “completely inappropriate” .

Lord Justice Leveson said Hoskins showed a “real commitment” to her work on the inquiry.

But what about that holiday? The Sun  (prop. R. Murdoch) , which is no fan of Lord Leveson, says that whilst away…

They claimed they discussed “the possibility of a future relationship” and decided against it. But they later changed their minds and became a couple after the inquiry ended last November.

Nicely put. The Sun gave its readers an offer:

Been flirting like mad with each other at work but still unsure whether to cross that line of love and start a full-blown affair? We are giving away a FREE holiday for two romantic readers to the beautiful Greek island of Santorini!’

Rachel Johnson opined :

So it’s all very amusing – for us, at any rate. Plus ‘going to Santorini’ now enters the lexicon, along with ‘crossing the Rubicon’ when it comes to statutory regulation of the press, and ‘Ugandan discussions’, when it comes to sexual relations.

Ugandan Discussion is a phrase favoured by Private Eye magazine. It nails Hoskins’ fact

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