Leveson agrees to grilling from MPs over inquiry

MPs are to grill Lord Justice Leveson about his inquiry into press ethics on 24 July.

Leveson has agreed to discuss the inquiry before the Commons culture, media and sport select committee to answer questions about his decision to not investigate alleged phone hacking by professionals other than journalists.

Allegations have been made that Leveson’s inquiry ignored evidence concerning the alleged illicit behaviour of the police and investigation agencies.

The comittee will also take the opportunity to ask questions about the conclusions Leveson came to in his four-volume report, in light of the fact that – seven months later – no action has been taken to bring a royal charter into law.

(Source: MediaGuardian)

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