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Kelvin MacKenzie cleared over 'Jockestan' jibe about Nicola Sturgeon

Former Sun editor’s description of the Scottish first minister on BBC’s The Daily Politics show will not face investigation despite nearly 80 complaints

The media regulator has decided not to launch an investigation into Kelvin MacKenzie referring to Nicola Sturgeon as the “lady who runs Jockestan” on BBC2’s The Daily Politics show, after deciding that the comment was “justified by the context”.

Ofcom received almost 80 complaints from members of the public who found the comment about Scotland’s first minister offensive.

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