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

You were marketed by an aggressive record company campaign and you were branded "The voice of an angel" before you were even 12 years old, and you explain that little did you know as a 12-year-old that this description would be used and distorted repeatedly to mock you in catchy tabloid headlines.

I'm going to cover a number of issues with you this afternoon, Ms Church. I'm going to deal with them in this order. First I'm going to ask you about press intrusion, then about false and fabricated stories and then I'm going to ask you about the action that you've taken against the press in the past.

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