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

No. At the moment, as I'm sure has been discussed before, under the new system for access to the family courts, you have to have a form of accreditation to be able to report on the family court as a journalist.

At the moment it's done through the press card system, which is a privately-run system which lacks transparency. And the idea here would be that if you were working for a participant body, that would give you a level of credibility and a level of, as it were, a certificate of responsibility, a badge of responsibility, which would allow you to be given greater access than you would have otherwise.

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