Statement from James Lee, chair of the Trustees

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The following personal statement has been issued by James Lee:

“It is with deep sadness that the Trustees have announced that they have accepted the resignation of Iain Overton from his position as the editor in chief of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

The Bureau was launched and built up under Iain’s editorship. Iain has played a pivotal role in the Bureau’s success to date. Under his editorship the Bureau has gained a reputation for quality journalism as well as winning awards.

His resignation is a real tragedy. He has always shown tireless commitment to the Bureau and we thank him for all his hard work.”

 

 

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