Paul Chambers’s appeal was successful this morning in his appeal against conviction for sending a menacing tweet under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003, in the case known as the “Twitter joke trial” appeal. I’ll post the judgment as soon as I can. In the meantime, Paul Chambers and his legal team spoke to the media as they emerged from court – you can listen below.
You hear Paul Chambers himself first, then his leading counsel John Cooper QC and solicitor David Allen Green. Finally there are some words from one of Paul Chambers’s most prominent supporters, the comedian Al Murray.