UK court rules Prince Charles letters to ministers can be disclosed

March 26, 2015 12:48 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that 27 letters written by Prince Charles to ministers in 2004-2005 can be disclosed to the media, a step that could cast doubt over the political neutrality of the future king.

The Guardian newspaper has sought for a decade to obtain the letters sent to ministers in then-Prime Minister Tony Blair's government. But despite winning a court victory, disclosure was blocked by former Attorney General Dominic Grieve in 2012.

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