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Hugh Grant condemns secrets act use

September 23, 2023 by admin in News

Grant was also quizzed on how he would play David Cameron on screen.

He shot back: “I only ever play one role. Don’t be ridiculous.”

A Scotland Yard spokesman said the force had applied for the production order under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE), citing potential breaches of the Official Secrets Act.

The spokesman also stressed that the operational decision to seek disclosure had been taken by the senior investigating officer rather than the Met Commissioner.

Veteran Lib Dem MP Don Foster, the party’s culture spokesman, said attorney general Dominic Grieve should use his discretion to rule that invoking the Official Secrets Act was not in the public interest.

“I understand the attorney general has the opportunity to use this power,” Mr Foster told the Guardian. “He should use it and say this is not in the public interest.”

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