News: Leveson Inquiry, Directions Hearing, Police and CPS Submissions and a Call For Evidence

29 10 2011

At a hearing on 26 October 2011 the Leveson Inquiry announced that the Inquiry proper would begin on 14 November 2011 with “opening statements”.   The first witnesses are due to appear a week later on 21 November 2011, with 18 victims of unethical behaviour by the press being the first to give evidence. The hearing of evidence is likely to last until February 2012.  A transcript of the hearing is now available on the Inquiry website.  There were reports of the hearing, inter alia, in the “Guardian” and the “Independent“. Read the rest of this entry »





Inforrm: Poll Results and the Top Ten Posts of All Time

29 10 2011

Last week we had two “polls” of our readers – on frequency and subject matter of posting.  On the first, the results were perhaps not surprising.  A clear majority – 60% of the voters – favoured one post a day.   Nobody wanted less than one a day.  Read the rest of this entry »