Culture Secretary Matt Hancock rules out Leveson second stage

Culture Secretary Matt Hancock rules out Leveson second stage
 

Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has said the government will not implement the second stage of the Leveson Inquiry.
The Conservatives opposed Leveson part two in their general election manifesto.
But peers voted to revive it last month through an amendment to the Data Protection Bill currently going through Parliament.
Part two was to examine unlawful action by media organisations, plus relations between journalists and the police.
But in a Commons statement Mr Hancock said: "We do not believe that this costly and time consuming public inquiry is the right way forward."
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1 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 47
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