Westminster Confidential

Details of how the police discovered highly personal messages between David Blunkett and Kimberley Quinn in a News International lawyer’s safe were revealed at the hacking trial today.
A report by Martin Hickman on the Hacked Off website also shows how Andy Coulson faced up David Blunkett – knowing possibly they had hacked phones of close colleagues – and was happy to intrude into Blunkett’s private life.
He reports: Transcripts of “deeply personal and intrusive” messages between Labour politician David Blunkett and his lover Kimberly Quinn were found in a safe at Britain’s biggest newspaper group, the hacking trial heard today.
Prosecutor Andrew Edis QC, told the jury that a series of mobile phone messages left for the publisher by the then Home Secretary were recovered from News International lawyer Tom Crone’s safe.”
…”Mr Blunkett had left voicemails on Mrs Quinn’s mobile phone in July 2004, in the weeks before…

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