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Labour is pursuing David Cameron and some of his most senior Conservative Cabinet colleagues - as they prepare for their summer holidays - with a series of letters demanding they come clean over their discussions about Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB bid and their role in the Andy Coulson affair.

Ivan Lewis MP, Labour's Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Secretary said: 

"The signs are that David Cameron still does not get it.

"David Cameron and George Osborne treated warnings about Andy Coulson with contempt and failed to put a proper distance between themselves and senior News Corp executives during the consideration of the BSkyB bid. 

"A tangled web of their own making will not go away until they and their Cabinet colleagues give full and frank answers to legitimate questions. 

"There are now serious doubts, including amongst their own political supporters and Lib Dem partners, about the judgment of the two men charged with making the big decisions about the future of our country. It is difficult to understand why they appear to have behaved in such a cavalier and reckless way."

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