John Simkin Posted April 10, 2011 Author Share Posted April 10, 2011 So far there has been no admission to hacking the phones of Labour politicians. There are two reasons for this. One is that it might suggest that is why David Cameron protected Andy Coulson for so long. His job was to provide news of scandals that would hurt Labour. The second reason concerns national security. For example, were they targeting the phones of treasury ministers? This information could be used to clean-up on the stock exchange. Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch 'urged Gordon Brown' to halt Labour attacks Former PM was asked to 'defuse' NoW row, says ex-minister Ed Miliband calls for full details of 'criminal behaviour' By Toby Helm and James Robinson guardian.co.uk, Saturday 9 April 2011 22.16 BST Brown, who became increasingly concerned at allegations of phone hacking and asked the police to investigate, had claimed that he was a victim of hacking when chancellor. This takes the story to a new level. Knowledge about future budget changes enables people to make a fortune from the stock market. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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