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I'm not sure that I've come to a final position on that. It's a debate that's going on at the moment. English PEN, Index, the Media Standards Trust and others are very interested in exactly that question.

I think I tend towards the second route that you outlined. I'm not sure that as a single piece of statute would do enough. I think it potentially could cause further confusion because, as I said, the nature of public interest in different areas of publication is so different. So I think a code book that perhaps at least gathered together the different areas and the different requirements that might be relevant would be of more value.

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