MPS may quiz James Mur­doch

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - NEWS -

MPS are poised to re­call James Mur­doch for a sec­ond grilling in Par­lia­ment over the phone-hack­ing scan­dal.

It fol­lows a se­ries of claims made by for­mer News In­ter­na­tional se­nior ex­ec­u­tives that Mr Mur­doch, deputy chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cer at News Corp, knew about phone hack­ing back in 2008.

Con­ser­va­tive John Whit­ting­dale, chair­man of the Com­mons Cul­ture, Me­dia and Sport se­lect com­mit­tee, re­jected a bid for an im­me­di­ate fresh hear­ing but in­di­cated a sec­ond ex­am­i­na­tion was likely to be held soon.

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