Flitcroft told Leveson he was victim of 'dirt-digging'

Former Blackburn Rovers footballer, Garry Flitcroft, is one of four people who are taking legal action against Mirror Group Newspapers for alleged phone hacking.

In November, Flitcroft told the Leveson Inquiry that he had previously been hounded by tabloid media in 2001 over an extra-marital affair.

Garry Flitcroft
Garry Flitcroft Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Read Garry Flitcroft's witness statement

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Labour: 'Troubling' Mirror claims

Labour shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman has said she finds news that four people are taking action against the publishers of the Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking as "troubling."