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

No. I think it's probably a point well worth making in terms of the differences, as I see it, certainly between the regionals and the nationals when it comes to expense accounts and expense policies -- I did a sum last week in preparation for coming down here, where I looked at how much we spent in a year on entertaining people. This took into account editors and probably 58 journalists who would be front-facing, so who would have the opportunity to take somebody out for a drink or a meal, and the calculation that I came up with was that the average reporter/editor spends, on average, 71 pence a week on taking people out. It's not something that's in our culture and hasn't been for a very, very long time.

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