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

Well, the issue that has worried Parliament most is dominance of any particular organisation in the market. That's been the issue, and the suspicion has been -- and I haven't been in government in those discussions -- that News International has been seeking to make its case privately as well as publicly to be allowed to have as little restriction on acquiring interests as it would wish for its own commercial reasons. I have the strong view that we need a strong regulator but also we need strong controls of share of the market. That's an example where I'm clear there has been both public and private lobbying, and that's a really important issue because it goes to the heart of the freedom and -- of a free and diverse press and diverse media, particularly television, which is obviously so important in this day and age.

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