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

It is common in ombudsman schemes to set out -- unlike with the courts, which are open to all, it's normal with an ombudsman scheme to say that these are the sort of people who can go to court, you normally cut out larger businesses or maybe all businesses altogether. There is clearly a question, it's not something the Association has a view on, but it's clearly a question for the Inquiry whether eligibility would be confined to those who wished to complain about a hurt that they had suffered themselves, or whether it would be open to representative complainants who are concerned about the way in which a group of people had been treated.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech