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Daily Telegraph
Celebrity injunctions are part of an attack on the freedom of the pressconvicted and imprisoned for their crimes, and newspapers have had to pay huge
Celebrity injunctions are part of an attack on the freedom of the press
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
convicted and imprisoned for their crimes, and newspapers have had to pay huge sums to compensate their victims. After the Leveson inquiry, however, the three main political parties cobbled together a statutory scheme to go much further. These... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Landlords take on West Brom over future of tracker rate mortgagesto only rise with base rate, and argued West Brom wrong to think other definiti
Landlords take on West Brom over future of tracker rate mortgages
Money Marketing Online / Posted yesterday
to only rise with base rate, and argued West Brom wrong to think other definitions were acceptable. Lord Justice Brian Leveson, leading the panel of three judges, said the case would have an impact on the wider mortgage market due to the way it... Read more
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The Anfield Wrap
Hillsborough: The Media Let The Country Down For 27 Years – And I'm Ashamedto face up to their own responsibilities. If the national media, and particula
Hillsborough: The Media Let The Country Down For 27 Years – And I'm Ashamed
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 4 days ago
to face up to their own responsibilities. If the national media, and particularly the print media, is to survive the post-Leveson era, then the sometimes cosy relationships between journalists (some, but not all) and authority figures need to be... Read more
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express
‘We must reconstruct Maddie’s fateful night’McCann BBC Crimewatch broadcast Madeleine McCann - Update on Previous Appeals
‘We must reconstruct Maddie’s fateful night’
express / Posted 5 days ago
McCann BBC Crimewatch broadcast Madeleine McCann - Update on Previous Appeals - March 2014 Gerry Mccann talks leveson inquiry as viewers ask 'where's Maddie?' In Algarve’s capital, Faro, inquiries by the Sunday Express last week... Read more
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Daily Mirror
We have truth for the Hillsborough victims - but now we must fight for justice4 doorstepped him offered a sliver of retribution. But this Government has fai
We have truth for the Hillsborough victims - but now we must fight for justice
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
4 doorstepped him offered a sliver of retribution. But this Government has failed to authorise the second part of the Leveson inquiry into press standards. And the likes of MacKenzie are never held to account for smearing the dead to sell a... Read more
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The Boy Hotspur
Arsenal Must Fire Aunty Wenger – Harry Hotspurisn’t worth indulging. Indeed, it was Morgan who was singled out for heavy cri
Arsenal Must Fire Aunty Wenger – Harry Hotspur
The Boy Hotspur / Posted 5 days ago
isn’t worth indulging. Indeed, it was Morgan who was singled out for heavy criticism by the judge in charge of the Leveson Inquiry, Lord Justice Brian Leveson. Commenting on his evidence, Leveson concluded that “Mr. Morgan chose his words... Read more
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International Business Times
Leveson Report showed only the tip of the iceberg on tabloid abuse of the press individuals, the bribing of the police and other public officials, followed by
Leveson Report showed only the tip of the iceberg on tabloid abuse of the press
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
individuals, the bribing of the police and other public officials, followed by long period of denial and cover up, that the Leveson inquiry was commissioned to establish what was the extent of the wrongdoing by the British press (primarily the... Read more
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heraldscotland
MPs call for prosecutions to follow Hillsborough verdict of unlawful killing of 96 Liverpool fansGovernment to address the "mismatch" of legal representation between public bod
MPs call for prosecutions to follow Hillsborough verdict of unlawful killing of 96 Liverpool fans
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
Government to address the "mismatch" of legal representation between public bodies and bereaved families and put in place Leveson recommendations regarding press intrusion. The Home Secretary in her statement praised the Hillsborough families’... Read more
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Weston Mercury
How did Weston-Mare get its name?the Committee, after consideration, had recommended that the anglicised form of
How did Weston-Mare get its name?
Weston Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
the Committee, after consideration, had recommended that the anglicised form of "Mare" should be retained.Sir George Leveson Gower, another correspondent, wrote that he agreed that Mare should not be pronounced like the name of a female... Read more
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express
Rare applause in Commons as MPs reduced to tears during Hillsborough speechesthe Government address the "mismatch" of legal representation between public bo
Rare applause in Commons as MPs reduced to tears during Hillsborough speeches
express / Posted 8 days ago
the Government address the "mismatch" of legal representation between public bodies and bereaved families and put in place Leveson recommendations regarding press intrusion. At the end of his comments, Mr Burnham was clapped by MPs on the Labour... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Here's Andy Burnham's emotional Hillsborough speech to MPs in fullsystem back then, the survivors of this tragedy had no ability to correct the l
Here's Andy Burnham's emotional Hillsborough speech to MPs in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
system back then, the survivors of this tragedy had no ability to correct the lies. But is it any different today? Leveson recommended a second-stage inquiry to look at the sometimes unhealthy relationship between police and press. I know... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MPs clap Andy Burnham's damning Hillsborough speech as 27 years of anger explode"spending public money like water to protect themselves" in inquest hearings.
MPs clap Andy Burnham's damning Hillsborough speech as 27 years of anger explode
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
"spending public money like water to protect themselves" in inquest hearings. And he demanded the second stage of the Leveson Inquiry after The Sun's front page - THE TRUTH - was guilty of "smearing a whole city in its moment of greatest... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Theresa May's powerful Hillsborough statement reduced MPs to tearsthe core. Orgreave, Hillsborough, Rotherham. How much more evidence do we need?
Theresa May's powerful Hillsborough statement reduced MPs to tears
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
the core. Orgreave, Hillsborough, Rotherham. How much more evidence do we need?" And he demanded the second stage of the Leveson Inquiry after The Sun's front page - THE TRUTH - was guilty of "smearing a whole city in its moment of greatest... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Official probe launched over John Whittingdale's trip to Amsterdam with escortclaimed influential minister had the 'sword of Damocles' hanging above his head
Official probe launched over John Whittingdale's trip to Amsterdam with escort
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
claimed influential minister had the 'sword of Damocles' hanging above his head when declining to implement parts of the Leveson press inquiry. The pair's trip to the MTV awards in 2013, where stars included Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and 1D,... Read more
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Evening Standard
We’ll All Be Murdered in Our Beds! by Duncan Campbellsaid to have come up withthe phrase, having witnessed naughtiness with his own
We’ll All Be Murdered in Our Beds! by Duncan Campbell
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
said to have come up withthe phrase, having witnessed naughtiness with his own eyes: “I made my excuses and left.” The Leveson Inquiry destroyed the traditionally corrupt and cosy relationship between cops and writers for good — and, says... Read more
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International Business Times
The Sun's celebrity threesome injunction: The triumph of power over the law vast potential commercial rewards which can be reaped by the monetisation of th
The Sun's celebrity threesome injunction: The triumph of power over the law
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
vast potential commercial rewards which can be reaped by the monetisation of the privacy of those in the public eye. The Leveson Inquiry taught us what powerful news organisations such as News UK and Mirror Group Newspapers get up to when they... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John Whittingdale says his faith in press freedom 'has been tested to the utmost’is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very car
John Whittingdale says his faith in press freedom 'has been tested to the utmost’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very carefully. "However the recommendations of the Leveson report have, some, already been implemented and the system is coming into effect. "But the exemplary damages... Read more
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Oxford Mail
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdaleis a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very car
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdale
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very carefully. "However the recommendations of the Leveson report have, some, already been implemented and the system is coming into effect. "But the exemplary damages... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdaleis a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very car
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdale
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very carefully. "However the recommendations of the Leveson report have, some, already been implemented and the system is coming into effect. "But the exemplary damages... Read more
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Bury Times
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdaleis a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very car
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdale
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very carefully. "However the recommendations of the Leveson report have, some, already been implemented and the system is coming into effect. "But the exemplary damages... Read more
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Gazette
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdaleis a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very car
My faith in press freedom has been tested to the utmost, says John Whittingdale
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
is a vitally important component of a free society and we should tread very carefully. "However the recommendations of the Leveson report have, some, already been implemented and the system is coming into effect. "But the exemplary damages... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Shakespeare 400 years laterfound no public interest in the story. Meanwhile, Whittingdale was obligingly “
In this week's magazine | Shakespeare 400 years later
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
found no public interest in the story. Meanwhile, Whittingdale was obligingly “not convinced” that (as suggested by the Leveson report) newspapers that failed to accept a recognised regulator should have to pay all legal costs if they were taken... Read more
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iol.co.za
UK judge voices concerns on web privacy lawpolitics. Lord Neuberger’s acknowledgement of the impact of the internet contr
UK judge voices concerns on web privacy law
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
politics. Lord Neuberger’s acknowledgement of the impact of the internet contrasts with the approach of Lord Justice Leveson, whose 2 000-page report on the Culture, Practice and Ethics of the Press, published in 2012, called for state... Read more
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The New Statesman
Michael Gove gambles as he rejects single market membershipopponent of tighter press regulation. The result is that, more than three year
Michael Gove gambles as he rejects single market membership
The New Statesman / Posted 16 days ago
opponent of tighter press regulation. The result is that, more than three years after the final report from the Leveson Inquiry was published, we are still waiting for meaningful reform. As an avid reader of the tabloids, the last thing... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hound Lodge, West Sussex - hotel reviewAntique desks, ornate rugs and elegant vases filled an expansive space, done up
Hound Lodge, West Sussex - hotel review
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Antique desks, ornate rugs and elegant vases filled an expansive space, done up in classic country-house style by Cindy Leveson — an interior designer and long-term friend of the estate’s current owner, Lord March. Modern amenities such as... Read more
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express
Maddie 'could still be alive': Police hopeful of finding missing Brit despite scale backpositive. madeleine mccann crimewatch reconstruction and interview Madeleine
Maddie 'could still be alive': Police hopeful of finding missing Brit despite scale back
express / Posted 17 days ago
positive. madeleine mccann crimewatch reconstruction and interview Madeleine McCann sightings Gerry Mccann talks leveson inquiry as viewers ask 'where's Maddie?' He told the newspaper that if no new leads are discovered, they will push... Read more
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metro
Piers Morgan clashes with Hacked Off chief executive over celebrity injunctionmeanwhile, had accused Piers Morgan of having a ‘vested interest’ in protecting
Piers Morgan clashes with Hacked Off chief executive over celebrity injunction
metro / Posted 17 days ago
meanwhile, had accused Piers Morgan of having a ‘vested interest’ in protecting Whittingdale, who ‘doesn’t want to allow Leveson, Part Two… it would look into what you [Morgan] did when you were editor of the Mirror.’ The pair’s exchange ended... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Susanna Reid steps into celebrity threesome couple ROW on Good Morning Britainthe latest on the case, things got very heated, with Susanna having to step in
Susanna Reid steps into celebrity threesome couple ROW on Good Morning Britain
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
the latest on the case, things got very heated, with Susanna having to step in during a very awkward moment. "After the Leveson inquiry, the key thing that wasn't addressed was this problem of the Internet," said Piers as he argued his case that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Paper reveals more of Whittingdale's playmatesStuff) - “Rupert Murdoch”, he once answered when asked once which media figure
Paper reveals more of Whittingdale's playmates
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Stuff) - “Rupert Murdoch”, he once answered when asked once which media figure he admired most - with a brief to kill off Leveson 2 and restore the newspaper status quo after the phone-hacking disgrace. A single man's adventures are none of our... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Beam me up from BondiTO MASTER MEDITATION Is Rupert Murdoch (pictured) thinking (or not, as the poi
Beam me up from Bondi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
TO MASTER MEDITATION Is Rupert Murdoch (pictured) thinking (or not, as the point may be) of levitating his way out of the Leveson inquiry? The 82-year-old has turned his talents to the art of mantras, tweeting: ''Trying to learn transcendental... Read more
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walesonline
Why John Whittingdale's relationship story is a parable of our timego easy on him? Have they gone all French and decided that a politician’s priva
Why John Whittingdale's relationship story is a parable of our time
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
go easy on him? Have they gone all French and decided that a politician’s private life is just that? Or is it just post-Leveson paranoia? A tabloid sting on the man in charge of press regulation could have all sorts of uncomfortable... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Woman jailed for plotting terror attacks appeals life sentencebeen set. "Her involvement was very much one removed from what was going to ha
Woman jailed for plotting terror attacks appeals life sentence
Reading Evening Post / Posted 20 days ago
been set. "Her involvement was very much one removed from what was going to happen." Lord Thomas, sitting with Sir Brian Leveson, Mr Justice Sweeney, Mr Justice Hickinbottom and Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb, said he would make a decision on Khan’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
Easter Week 1916: the gassing of the Irish“You have proved yourselves good men of your country. Ireland can be proud of y
Easter Week 1916: the gassing of the Irish
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
“You have proved yourselves good men of your country. Ireland can be proud of you,” their brigadier general, Philip Leveson-Gower, told them. Although they had the advantage of gas and surprise, the Germans too suffered terribly in the... Read more
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express
Home fit for a king? Historic 40-bedroom ‘Castle of Spite’ for sale… for under a MILLIONmillion pounds It was built for Mary Caroline, Duchess of Sutherland, followin
Home fit for a king? Historic 40-bedroom ‘Castle of Spite’ for sale… for under a MILLION
express / Posted 21 days ago
million pounds It was built for Mary Caroline, Duchess of Sutherland, following the death of her husband George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, the 3rd Duke of Sutherland. But his family were less than impressed with the marriage to Ms Caroline and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scottish castle with 40 bedrooms goes up for sale for just £900,000this article It was built for Mary Caroline, Duchess of Sutherland, after the
Scottish castle with 40 bedrooms goes up for sale for just £900,000
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
this article It was built for Mary Caroline, Duchess of Sutherland, after the death of her husband George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, the 3rd Duke of Sutherland. His family did not approve of the marriage and after his death they contested his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Minister in escort row backed by Prime Minister David Cameron over his Press rolequestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's prom
Minister in escort row backed by Prime Minister David Cameron over his Press role
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson when this is something he was previously committed to as chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee." In... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron rejects Labour call for Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulationquestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's prom
Cameron rejects Labour call for Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulation
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson when this is something he was previously committed to as chair of the Culture, Media and Sport committee," she... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron stands by Whittingdale and rejects Labour call for minister to withdraw from overseeing press regulationquestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's prom
Cameron stands by Whittingdale and rejects Labour call for minister to withdraw from overseeing press regulation
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson when this is something he was previously committed to as chair of the Culture, Media and Sport committee," she... Read more
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Scotsman
David Cameron defends Whittingdale’s relationship with prostitutequestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the government’s prom
David Cameron defends Whittingdale’s relationship with prostitute
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the government’s promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson when this is something he was previously committed to as chair of the culture, media and sport Select... Read more
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Daily Mirror
No10 refuses to stop John Whittingdale regulating the Press amid dominatrix rowof the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee during the relationship and h
No10 refuses to stop John Whittingdale regulating the Press amid dominatrix row
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
of the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee during the relationship and had since "reneged" on implementing the Leveson Inquiry report in full. She demanded Downing Street take the same approach as to Vince Cable, who was removed from... Read more
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Channel 4 News
John Whittingdale: the minister, the papers and the dominatrixwas to the 2 public positions that Hacked Off spokespeople have been pointing t
John Whittingdale: the minister, the papers and the dominatrix
Channel 4 News / Posted 22 days ago
was to the 2 public positions that Hacked Off spokespeople have been pointing to today. The likelihood of Phase 2 of the Leveson Inquiry being run probably died a very very long time ago. On the day Leveson started back in November 2011 there... Read more
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Mashable
John Cleese takes aim at British press for 'conspiracy' over Whittingdale sex worker storyDiscretion' As part of his job, Whittingdale is overseeing a fresh regulatory
John Cleese takes aim at British press for 'conspiracy' over Whittingdale sex worker story
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
Discretion' As part of his job, Whittingdale is overseeing a fresh regulatory framework under consideration following the Leveson Inquiry into press standards. He told the BBC's Newsnight: "Between August 2013 and February 2014, I had a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Labour and Hacked Off accused of 'unbelievable hypocrisy' over John Whittingdale prostitute claimsembarrassingly ended a relationship with a single woman after he discovered she
Labour and Hacked Off accused of 'unbelievable hypocrisy' over John Whittingdale prostitute claims
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
embarrassingly ended a relationship with a single woman after he discovered she was not all she appeared to be. Since the Leveson report and the establishment of a new and tougher press regulator, papers have become extremely careful about stories... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman Cover | The making of a monsterthe Conservatives’ election victory. Brian Cathcart of Hacked Off, a lobby gro
The New Statesman Cover | The making of a monster
The New Statesman / Posted 22 days ago
the Conservatives’ election victory. Brian Cathcart of Hacked Off, a lobby group who want the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry to be implemented in full, has leapt on the story, particularly on the fact that James Cusick, formerly of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Without the stigma attached to sex work, there would be no scandal around John Whittingdalethat Whittingdale has regulated with a light hand, ignoring, as culture secreta
Without the stigma attached to sex work, there would be no scandal around John Whittingdale
The New Statesman / Posted 22 days ago
that Whittingdale has regulated with a light hand, ignoring, as culture secretary, some of the recommendations of the Leveson enquiry. In the furore, two points haven't been heard very much. The first is that some of the press have... Read more
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The New Statesman
A sex scandal won’t bring down John Whittingdale – and quite rightlythe Conservatives’ election victory. Brian Cathcart of Hacked Off, a lobby gro
A sex scandal won’t bring down John Whittingdale – and quite rightly
The New Statesman / Posted 22 days ago
the Conservatives’ election victory. Brian Cathcart of Hacked Off, a lobby group who want the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry to be implemented in full, has leapt on the story, particularly on the fact that James Cusick, formerly of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Downing Street rejects calls to strip Whittingdale of regulation role amid sex worker storyquestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's prom
Downing Street rejects calls to strip Whittingdale of regulation role amid sex worker story
heraldscotland / Posted 23 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson when this is something he was previously committed to as chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee," she... Read more
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SKY News
Calls For Minister To Quit Media Supervisionquestions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's prom
Calls For Minister To Quit Media Supervision
SKY News / Posted 23 days ago
questions about why the Secretary of State has reneged on the Government's promise to deliver the cross-party agreement on Leveson". She told Sky News: "If there is a perception of undue influence then I think the sensible thing for the Government... Read more
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express
Who is John Whittingdale? Culture Secretary admits relationship with sex workershadow culture secretary Maria Eagle said it raised questions over why the Gove
Who is John Whittingdale? Culture Secretary admits relationship with sex worker
express / Posted 23 days ago
shadow culture secretary Maria Eagle said it raised questions over why the Government shelved recommendations from the Leveson Inquiry after the phone-hacking scandal. But Downing Street said the Prime Minister has “full confidence” in the... Read more
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Channel 4 News
John Whittingdale under pressure over prostitute revelationsto the public." One of Mr Whittingdale's responsibilities is a new regulatory
John Whittingdale under pressure over prostitute revelations
Channel 4 News / Posted 23 days ago
to the public." One of Mr Whittingdale's responsibilities is a new regulatory framework for the press following the Leveson inquiry. Shadow culture secretary Maria Eagle said he should step aside from this role. Shadow international... Read more
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