UK: Vince Cable apologises over binned letters

Rajeev Syal reports:

Vince Cable has been forced to apologise publicly for the second time in three weeks after confidential documents were discovered in bins outside his constituency office.

The unshredded paperwork, which contained letters from ministers, was found dumped outside the business secretary’s Twickenham office. Personal details of constituents were also found in transparent recycling bags outside the building.

Cable – who has been criticised for a number of blunders since taking office – apologised unreservedly for the “unacceptable breach of privacy”.

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