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

Page 158, 01799, 7 July. This was two days after the Guardian article on the Milly Dowler voicemail deletions. Further insights into Mr Hunt's thinking:

"Was not discussed at the Number 10 meeting that Hunt had with the PM -- was discussing the two enquiries (police one led by a judge and media practices one not with a judge and led by DCMS)."

So you're being given, really, confidential information here as to then government thinking as to how what in the end became this public inquiry, a judge-led inquiry into media practices rather than two separate inquiries. You were given private information as to that, weren't you?

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