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

I think the issue was this: that two journalists posed as constituents of Dr Cable, went to see him at his surgery, and he said certain things during the course of that meeting which led to consequences we know about, namely that he was taken off considering the bid by News International, News Corporation, for BSkyB. But the issue is whether the use of subterfuge was justified in those circumstances, I think, was it not?

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