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

I think Sir Paul Stephenson gave evidence yesterday about the story becoming about the Commissioner rather than being about the work of the many outstanding officers and staff of the Metropolitan Police Service. So I think there was a sense that we needed to be more proactive in engaging with the media so that they knew about the totality of the work of the officers and staff on the ground, rather than providing commentary based on gossip from within management board.

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