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

Mr Sherborne, there's a great deal of power behind some of the things you've said, and the balance has to be struck, as I'm sure you appreciate, between the public interest, properly so-called, obviously, and rights of privacy to which you've referred, which can't necessarily exclude all circumstances in which it's appropriate for the press to look at individuals. I'm not trying to draw lines.

You've been present as I've said more than once that a system has to be devised that has to work, and it has to work for the press, but it equally has to work for the public.

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