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Attorney general vetoes Prince Charles letters publication

The government has blocked the publication of letters written by Prince Charles to several ministers in the last Labour government.

The attorney general said their release would undermine the prince's preparations to become a future king.

The decision has been criticised by freedom of information activists.

The BBC's deputy political editor James Landale explains why the letters are being kept secret.

  • 16 Oct 2012
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