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

Well, there's no shortage of views in this Inquiry. We've been going for many days now. But the police know where the investigation is going. The police have a lively appreciation of what the criminal offences are which they may be minded to investigate and/or subsequently prosecute, and I would ask you to take that warning very seriously indeed, not least because it is emphasised by the reference to the Ribemont v France case in Strasbourg in 1995. The analogy between an adverse finding by this Inquiry and what the minister and the police officer said at the press conference is a very close one.

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