UK Supreme Court to rule on disclosure of Prince Charles letters

March 26, 2015 12:05 AM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Supreme Court will rule on Thursday whether "particularly frank" letters sent by Prince Charles to ministers should be published, a step that could leave the heir to the throne vulnerable to accusations of political meddling.

The Guardian newspaper has sought for a decade to obtain 27 letters written in 2004-2005 to ministers in then-Prime Minister Tony Blair's government. But despite a court victory, disclosure was blocked by former Attorney General Dominic Grieve in 2012.

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