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

Oh, absolutely. You know, politics is one of the key sort of prongs in all our newspapers, and it's something with massive public interest, so our contact with politicians is much more common and does get down to sort of nuts and bolts of the issues of the day, rather than just general discussions. I will have -- politicians will come on the phone going -- certainly when Labour were in government, saying, "We need your help on this. Can you do X, Y and Z?" On occasion -- on many occasions, I said, "No, I can't. I can't help you. I represent our readers, not the Labour Party or the Labour government."

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