Published: February 13, 2013
Opinion divided over government response to Leveson inquiry
"The government yesterday unveiled plans for press regulation in the UK on the back of Lord Justice Leveson’s inquiry into press standards.
The plan announced by the government for a Royal Charter – which is an edict handed down by the monarch as opposed to a law created by parliament or handed down by a judge – has fiercely divided opinion, both in parliament as well as among the commentariat."
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