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

I went further than just speaking to the editors. I asked Andreas Whittam Smith, who is the founder and the first editor of the Independent newspaper, to carry out investigations in both the Evening Standard and the Independent titles, which he did conduct and came back with a clear -- no findings of any wrongdoings of any sort. So that was how we dealt with it, and as a result came the new code of conduct.

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