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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 Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Liberal Democrat, East Dunbartonshire 12:33 pm, 13th July 2011

Even if private medical details are obtained without breaking the law, it does not mean that it is right to publish them, especially when they relate to a child and no possible public interest case can be made. Will the Prime Minister confirm that the inquiry will consider and recommend what meaningful sanctions can be imposed in cases where media outlets might not have acted against the law but have certainly acted against common standards of decency and ethics?