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Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party, said today:

"This evidence raises serious questions about the extent of the cover up at News International and the judgement of David Cameron. It says phone hacking was widely discussed at the News of the World.

"The problem for Mr Cameron is that he was already warned by the article in the New York Times last year about the same behaviour that today's evidence claims went on at the News of the World when Andy Coulson was the editor. Yet he continued to employ Andy Coulson as his Director of Communications.

"The Prime Minister took no action and looked the other way amid these allegations that he had brought someone aware of criminal activity into 10 Downing Street.

"Every new bit of evidence shows how catastrophic his judgement was."

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