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

I'm going to move on to a period when you were aged between 16 and 20, if I can. Paragraph 24, just the next paragraph from where we were, you say this:

"From the ages of 16 to 20, I had to endure the worst excesses of the press."

You then set out a number of ways in which the media intruded on your life. At times, you had photographers stationed 24/7 by your door:

"On one occasion, my manager found that a reporter had cut holes in a shrub on my property and installed a secret camera near to the entrance to my home so as to track and document my movements."

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