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Phone Hacking

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:33 pm on 13th July 2011.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 12:33 pm, 13th July 2011

I agree. I watched some of the evidence, and that was very striking. Let us be frank about transparency: MPs have had to go through this over expenses and meetings and other things, and it is time for the police to address it, too. Transparency is the best answer. There are bound to be relationships between senior police leaders and senior media executives, not least because the police have to explain what they are trying to do, but if those relationships are transparent, people can know what is going on.