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

Moving to the next paragraph, subparagraph (xxxii), this is 19 January 1994 and it refers to a meeting held by Lord Wakeham with the Lord Chancellor, the Home Secretary, the Solicitor General, the Deputy Government Chief Whip and yourself on Calcutt issues. Lord Wakeham reported the discussion to the Prime Minister as being:

"... highly productive, with a common view on a number of key issues -- the proposed privacy tort, the criminal offence ([subject to] loose ends remaining in workability) and [press] self-regulation."

Having been --

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