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

When did I say it had to be across the press? I was rather careful to say that it was within a section of the press. I mean, I've seen everybody's submissions on Module 1, and there is a plethora of: "Absolutely not me, guv", and: "There's nothing on my title." That's a submission that's entirely legitimate, I accept it, but it doesn't actually address the issue that I have to address in my terms of reference, namely: what was the culture, practice and ethics?

Now, it doesn't have to be everybody and I don't think anybody is likely to argue that I shouldn't exclude all regional titles, because nobody's suggested anything at all about a regional title. I'm just speaking entirely hypothetically and I say that because those who watch this exchange, if anybody's sufficiently interested to watch it, ought to know that this dialogue, which is very common between bench and bar --

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