Watch David Cameron Apologise For Hiring Andy Coulson

UPDATE: The Prime Minister has said he made a mistake in hiring the former News of the World editor.

UPDATE: David Cameron has issued this apology to Sky News.

Sky News

In 2011 David Cameron pledged a “profound apology” if it emerged Andy Coulson, his former Director of Communications, knew about phone hacking. Today Coulson was found guilty by a jury.

This is what the Prime Minister said at the time:

I have an old-fashioned view about innocent until proven guilty, but if it turns out that I have been lied to, that would be the moment for a profound apology. In that event, I can tell you that I will not fall short.

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Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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