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Senior MP Says Making Papers Pay Both Sides' Legal Costs Is 'Wrong'

Plans to saddle newspapers with the cost of legal disputes regardless of fault are "wrong in principle" and could play into the hands of ambulance-chasing lawyers, the head of a parliamentary committee has said. Damian Collins, chairman of the culture, media and sport committee, said the proposals should not be implemented, as they risked harming freedom of the press.

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