Detective Chief superintendent David Cook (left) was allegedly under surveillance by News of the World during an investigation into the murder of private investigator Daniel Morgan (right)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

#Leveson #Scotland : Alex Salmond Holds Talks With Rupert Murdoch - As We Discuss The Murder Of Daniel Morgan !

THE First Minister has held talks with media mogul Rupert Murdoch today over Scotland’s constitutional future, according to sources.

The News Corporation chairman met Alex Salmond in Edinburgh, where they also talked about the potential for further investment in the country and the Leveson Inquiry into press standards.

A spokesman for the First Minister said: “This was a very constructive meeting focused on News Corporation’s substantial economic footprint in Scotland and the First Minister and Mr Murdoch discussed the potential for further investment within the country.

“Mr Murdoch was keen to express his view that the current debate on Scotland’s constitutional future continued to make Scotland an attractive place for inward investment.
“During the meeting, the First Minister indicated support for the Leveson Inquiry and police investigations into journalistic malpractice.

“Mr Murdoch gave strong assurances that News International are intent on consigning these matters to the past and emerging a better organisation for it.”