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

We took our cue very much from the Information Commissioner who was, we saw, taking a forward-looking stance across a number of industries, not just our own. We made it very, very, very clear what was acceptable and what was completely and absolutely unacceptable, but we were told that he wouldn't be providing us with the details, it would have been difficult to hold an investigation, but that wasn't the reason we didn't hold an investigation; it was really about taking a forward-looking approach and taking our cue from the Information Commissioner, also informed by the fact that three of our journalists were interviewed under caution in 2004, and no further action was taken against them.

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