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Damages awarded for allegations made by UKIP MEP

Barron & Ors v Collins [2017] EWHC 162 (QB)

Related Member(s):
Gavin Millar QC, Sara Mansoori
Related Practice Area(s):
Media and Information Law

The claimants brought libel action against a UKIP MEP due to remarks made about the Rotherham abuse scandal. The Court acknowledged the seriousness of the allegations that imputed wrongdoing, undermining trust that constituents would expect their representatives to deserve.

Gavin Millar QC and Sara Mansoori were involved in this case.