The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

There's no doubt there are many points upon which you'll be able to help. What I have said, and I'm happy to repeat to you, is that this actually is the problem for the press rather than my problem. I am required to address it, but it is critical that we get a system that everybody can live with that meets the requirements of our democratic society but also meets the legitimate complaints that undeniably have bubbled up more than once in the last 20 years and now have to be dealt with.

Could I end this morning by thanking you. I hope you've found that the seminar system worked. I thought that it would be more valuable for you to be able to talk each listening to the other and contributing to the debate than having you each formally one by one go through what you said without being able to comment on what the others said. I hope you found that helpful.

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