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Gordon Brown asks police if phone was hacked

It has emerged that Gordon Brown has contacted Scotland Yard asking if his mobile phone was hacked during his time in government.

The former prime minister is the most high profile figure yet to raise concerns about hacking.

On Friday the former editor of the News of the World, Andy Coulson, resigned as David Cameron's communications chief because of continued tampering allegations.

The BBC's political correspondent Laura Kuenssberg reports.

  • 23 Jan 2011
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