UK conservatives to outline press plans

UK conservatives to outline press plans


The ruling Conservative Party in the UK is to outline its belated response to the Levenson inquiry into press standards, but is not expected to call for its full implementation.

The Levenson inquiry was established in the wake of a series of press and media scandals involving phone-tapping and other invasive investigative techniques. The inquiry report, published in November 2012, recommended the press be governed by an independent, self-regulating body underpinned by legislation.

The...


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