Hain's legal battle over book

Shadow Welsh Secretary and his publisher accused of contempt of court

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Contempt proceedings brought against Shadow Welsh Secretary and Publisher

The Attorney General of Northern Ireland has been granted leave to bring proceedings for contempt of court against the Shadow Welsh Secretary Peter Hain and his publishers, Biteback. The move relates to critical comments Mr Hain makes in his memoirs about a Northern Irish judge, Lord Justice Girvan.

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