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The Prime Minister is to seek an injunction against Scallywag to restrain it from further publishing libellous material about him, his lawyers said last night. The magazine made allegations concerning John Major and Clare Latimer, a caterer. A writ for libel was issued and the editor, Simon Regan, has insisted the matter will go to court. But Mr Major's lawyers said that since the editor and managing editor, Angus Wilson, had 'few if any assets' there was no point in pursuing damages.