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The Prime Minister must implement Lord Leveson’s recommendations for press reform, as long as they are “reasonable and proportionate”, Ed Miliband has said.
Writing in the Guardian today, the Labour leader says failing to carry out the reforms would be in “clear breach” of politicians’ responsibilities to the victims of press intrusion.
The Times reports that David Cameron may consider offering the press one last chance at self-regulation, with a draft bill in reserve if there are further abuses.
Mr Cameron will receive an embargoed copy of the Leveson report on Wednesday, before setting out his response to Parliament on Thursday.
Speaking to the Today programme this morning, PCC chair Lord Hunt called for a new system of press self-regulation, and warned of a "lengthy parliamentary battle" over any attempts to introduce statutory reform.
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