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Report

Report, together with formal minutes, minutes of evidence and appendices

Oral and written evidence

Oral evidence sessions

The transcript of these sessions are published with the Oral and written evidence (PDF PDF 4.15 MB).

 Monday 17 October 2011

Witnesses:

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, former Home Secretary
  • Lord Wakeham, former Chairman of the Press Complaints Commission
  • Sir Stephen Sedley, Retired Judge—Court of Appeal
  • Professor Gavin Phillipson, Durham Law Schoo

Monday 24 October 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • David Price QC, Solicitors & Advocates
  • Gavin Millar QC, Doughty Chambers
  • Keith Mathieson, Solicitor, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
  • Gillian Phillips, Director of Editorial Legal Services, The Guardian

Panel 2: 

  • Hugh Tomlinson QC, Matrix Chambers
  • Schillings
  • Carter-Ruck

Monday 31 October 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Joshua Rozenberg, Legal Commentator and Journalist
  • Steve Barnett, Professor of Communications, Westminster University
  • Brian Cathcart, Founder, Hacked Off and Professor of Journalism at Kingston University

Panel 2:

  • Alan Rusbridger, Editor, The Guardian
  • Ian Hislop Editor, Private Eye
  • John Witherow, Editor, The Sunday Times
  • Jonathan Grun, Editor, Press Association

 Monday 7 November 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Richard Walker, editor, Sunday Herald
  • John McLellan, editor, The Scotsman
  • Matt McKenzie, editor, The Sunday Sun
  • Alastair Machray, editor, Liverpool Echo
  • Neil Fowler, Nuffield College, Oxford, former editor of five regional newspapers

Panel 2

  • Prash Naik, Controller of Legal and Compliance, Channel 4
  • David Jordan, Director of Editorial Policy and Standards, BBC
  • Valerie Nazareth, Head of Programme Legal Advice, BBC

Monday 14 November 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Guido Fawkes (Paul Staines)
  • Jamie East, founder of ‘Holy Moly’
  • David Allen Green, Jack of Kent blog and legal correspondent of the New Statesman
  • Richard Wilson, blogger

Panel 2:

  • Sir Christopher Meyer, former Chairman, PCC
  • Martin Moore, Director, Media Standards Trust
  • Julian Petley, Chair, Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom
  • John Kampfner, Index on Censorship

  Monday 21 November 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1 :

  • The Rt Hon. Sir Nicholas Wall, President of the Family Division of the High Court
  • Mr Justice Baker

Panel 2:

  • The Rt Hon. the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls
  • Mr Justice Tugendhat

Monday 28 November 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Professor Andrew Murray, Professor of Law, London School of Economics (with special interests in cyber-regulation and information technology law)
  • Dr Ian Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute; Ashley Van Haeften, trustee, Wikimedia UK
  • Nicholas Lansman, secretary general, Internet Service Providers Association

Panel 2:

  • Richard Desmond, Chairman, and Paul Ashford, Editorial Director, Northern & Shell Network Limited
  • Hugh Whittow, Editor, Daily Express

 Monday 5 December 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Max Mosley
  • Steve Coogan
  • Zac Goldsmith MP
  • Hugh Grant

Panel 2:

  • Steven Abell, Director, Press Complaints Commission
  • Ed Richards, Chief Executive and Tony Close, Director of Standards, OFCOM
  • Pete Johnson, Chief Executive, Authority for Television On Demand  

Monday 12 December 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Viscount Rothermere, Chairman, Daily Mail & General Trust plc
  • Kevin Beatty, Chief Executive, A & N Media
  • Liz Hartley, Head of Editorial Legal Services, Associated Newspapers

Panel 2:

  • James Harding, Editor, The Times
  • Peter Wright, Editor, Mail on Sunday
  • Bob Satchwell, Executive Director, Society of Editors

 Monday 19 December 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Professor Anthony Bradley QC, Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford
  • David Howarth, University of Cambridge
  • Sir William McKay CB, Clerk of the House of Commons, 1998–2002

Panel 2:

  • David Beamish, Clerk of the Parliaments
  • Peter Milledge, Deputy Counsel to the Chairman of Committees, House of Lords
  • Robert Rogers, Clerk of the House of Commons
  • Michael Carpenter, Speaker’s Counsel

 Monday 16 January 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, Lord Chancellor
  • Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport

Panel 2:

  • Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Attorney General

Thursday 19 January 2012

Witnesses:

  • Evgeny Lebedev, Chairman, Independent Print Ltd, and Evening Standard Ltd

Monday 23 January 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Paul Vickers, Secretary and Group Legal Director, Trinity Mirror plc
  • Marcus Partington, Group Legal Director, Trinity Mirror
  • Richard Wallace, Editor, Daily Mirror

Panel 2:

  • Martin Clarke, Publisher, Mail Online
  • Edward Roussel, Digital Editor, Telegraph Media Group
  • Phillip Webster, Editor, Times Online 

Monday 30 January 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Lord Allan of Hallam, Director of Policy in Europe, Facebook
  • DJ Collins, Vice President, Global Policy and Communications
  • Daphne Keller, Associate General Counsel, Google
  • Colin Crowell, Head of Global Public Policy, Twitter

Panel 2:

  • Phil Hall, Chairman, PHA Media and former Editor of News of the World and Hello!
  • Max Clifford, Max Clifford Associated Ltd

 Thursday 2 February 2012

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Dominic Mohan, Editor, The Sun
  • Richard Caseby, Group Managing Editor
  • Justin Walford, Deputy Legal Manager, News Group Newspapers

Panel 2:

  • Lord Hunt of Wirral, Chair, Press Complaints Commission

Monday 6 February 2012

Witnesses:

  • Alex Hall
  • Charlotte Harris, Partner, Mischon de Reya Solicitors

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