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Coulson and Brooks to appear at Leveson next week

Former News International executives will appear at the inquiry on Thursday and Friday.

Former Downing Street director of communications Andy Coulson. Photograph: Getty Images.

Here's the witness list for next week's Leveson inquiry hearings, with the notable inclusion of Andy Coulson on Thursday and Rebekah Brooks on Friday.

Wednesday 9th May


Martin Clarke (Editor of Mail Online)

DCI Brendan Gilmour (Operation Glade, Metropolitan Police Service)

T/ACC Russell Middleton (Operation Reproof, Devon and Cornwall Police)

Thursday 10th May


Andy Coulson (Former Downing Street Director of Communciatons and former editor of the News of the World)

Viscount Rothermere (Chairman, Daily Mail & General Trust)

Friday 11th May


Rebekah Brooks (Former News International chief executive)

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