Leveson Inquiry

Witness Statements and Hearing Transcripts:

10 May 2012:

Other witness statements: module 3module 2 | module 1 |


Leveson inquiry: Andy Coulson, Viscount Rothermere appear

• ‘Cameron sought no assurances after 2009 hacking exposé’
• Coulson: No. 10 salary not topped up by private donors
• Says he didn’t talk to Hunt about News Corp-BSkyB deal
• Says he was SC security cleared, attended sensitive meetings
• Coulson: no ‘grand conspiracy’ between NI and the Tories
• Cameron asked Coulson about Clive Goodman case
• Says NI connections ‘wouldn’t hurt’ papers’ support for Tories
• Coulson: resignation from NoW was my decision
• Received severance payments from NI while he was at No. 10
• Denies bullying culture that led to payout to sports reporter