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Lord Oakeshott: Goodwin injunction 'stupid'

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An order granting anonymity to ex-Royal Bank of Scotland boss Sir Fred Goodwin has been lifted at the High Court.

The existence of Sir Fred's injunction had already been made public by an MP using parliamentary privilege.

The High Court ruling followed a further intervention by Lord Stoneham who used parliamentary privilege to reveal more details to peers.

The judge said the injunction related to a "sexual relationship".

Lord Oakeshott explains why he tabled the question that Lord Stoneham asked.


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