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

The hope was -- and this you deal with in paragraph 86. You address the considerations of the Cabinet subcommittee. You weren't involved day to day with that.

"Considered were the possibility of the enactment of the three new criminal offences and with the possibility of a new statutory tort of privacy as well as the application of pressure on the PCC to strengthen self-regulation, the PCC could be encouraged to reach a position of effective self-regulation without a statutory tribunal."

That was aspirational, wasn't it?

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