ITV takes disciplinary action over Schofield incident

ITV has taken disciplinary action in response to a recent edition of This Morning.

The broadcaster said it has taken "appropriate disciplinary action'' over the incident where This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield confronted Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with a list of alleged paedophiles.

It said it has taken steps to ensure its editorial processes are always properly followed, but hasn't revealed details of what action's been taken.

An ITV spokesman said: “Last Thursday we began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the mistake on that day’s This Morning programme, for which both Phillip Schofield and ITV apologised.

“This investigation has now concluded and the appropriate disciplinary action has been taken.

“We sincerely apologise because the way in which the issue was raised was clearly wrong and should have been handled differently. We have taken steps to make sure our editorial processes are always properly followed, which was not the case in this instance, and to ensure such an error will not be made again.”

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