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Hacked Off Welcomes Prescott's Resignation

Campaign group Hacked Off, which was involved in the late-night negotiations with political leaders that produced the cross-party royal charter on press regulation, has welcomed Lord Prescott's decision to quit the privy council in protest at its "highly political" role in the debate about press regulation. "He is expressing the frustration felt by very many people, including victims of press abuses, at the stalling of much-needed change on grounds related to the supposed procedures of this obscure body," a spokesman for the group said.

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