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

Yes. Sorry, I come from a political tradition that doesn't like locking up people if you can deal with things by other routes, and I hold to that view. But I was clear that when the Information Commissioner had exposed -- and, sir, you will know the figures, but in his second report, the breadth of the activity -- just so that I don't get the figure wrong, give me two seconds to turn up the right page. There were 305 journalists or clients using the services in his table in the 2006 December report, and thousands of transactions.

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