Waterson v Lloyd and Another: QBD 26 Jul 2013

When looking at a political speech, the court should be careful of over-elaborate analysis.
Nicola Davies DBE J
[2013] EWHC 2201 (QB)
England and Wales
See AlsoWaterson v Lloyd MP and Another CA 28-Feb-2013
The former MP for Eastbourne had brought an action for defamation against the appellant, the current MP and his agent in respect of election materials used by them. The appellants had relied on the defence of fair comment, and now appealed against . .

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CitedMonroe v Hopkins QBD 10-Mar-2017
The claimant, a transgender chef and food blogger claimed in defamation against the defendant journalist in respect of two tweets. The court now set out to decide the meanings, whether they were defamatory by nature, and whether the serious harm . .

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