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

Mr Edwards, I have been asked to raise with you a point in relation to what happened to you when you were the victim of crime. We don't need to know the details, if you follow me, but you say you had a lengthy meeting with senior police officers. It's towards the middle of page 09510, the second page of your statement. They were unchaperoned by police officers. Do you think it's the position that you received preferential treatment because they knew you were a journalist or was it more to do with the nature of the crime?

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech