Evidence session: Regulation of the press

01 February 2013

Tuesday 5 February 2013
Thatcher Room

In this second evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry, Members will have the opportunity to question the Press Ombudsman of Ireland, Irish Press Council and representatives of Hack Off! about Lord Justice Leveson’s proposals for regulation of the press, including issues around the comprehensiveness of the system and the advantages and disadvantages that would arise from statutory backing for a regulator as opposed to having a Royal Charter


At 10.30 am
• Professor John Horgan, Press Ombudsman of Ireland
• Mr Daithi O’Ceallaigh, Chairman, Irish Press Council

At 11.15 am

• Professor Brian Cathcart, Hugh Tomlinson QC, Jacquie Hames and Baroness Hollins, Hacked Off

Further information:
About Parliament: Select Committees
Visiting Parliament: Watch Committee
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