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

Vince Cable. The two people were sent in to take a recording, quite against the Editors' Code, no doubt about it, and then the apology given by the Daily Telegraph put in the paper actually says, "Yes, we knew the Editors' Code didn't allow it", but it had not been used against anyone so they went ahead. But what the hell is the Editors' Code if it's all on a voluntary position like that, with useless people chairing it like Baroness Buscombe and Redsocks before her? I can't remember what his name was.

So you have to have an authority, really, in the press complaints and I think I can't just moan about it. I'll give you my thoughts on the matter, as you've invited us to do so.

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