Press: Regulation

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 20th June 2013.

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Photo of Paul Farrelly Paul Farrelly Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 3 June 2013, Official Report, column 803W, on press: regulation, for what reasons she did not submit the Royal Charter on self-regulation in the press to the Privy Council (a) following the debate in the House on 18 March 2013 and (b) before 30 April 2013.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Prior to 30 April, the Government was supporting the progression through Parliament of other elements of the cross-party agreement of 18 March, via both the Crime and Courts Bill and the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.

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