Main Publishers To Create Leveson Regulator

All the trade bodies representing UK newspaper publishers have written to Culture Secretary Maria Miller promising to establish a new system of press regulation in accordance with the “Leveson principles”. This follows a meeting last week at which all the national newspaper editors agreed they could accept all the recommendations from Lord Leveson bar those involving statutory underpinning. PCC chairman Lord Hunt has said he is working with lawyers now to get the new system of regulation up and running by early next year.

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