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

Oh, there was -- there was a universality of opinion across the press that the tort in particular would be very damaging to investigative journalism. That was their view and they expressed it very forcibly in the columns of their newspapers.

It was also the view of a number of colleagues in the subcommittee. So although they should not have known that and probably did not know that, they did have a number of people who took the same view inside the subcommittee dealing with the Calcutt recommendations.

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