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Peter Fincham, ITV's Director of Television, said today that the Phillip Schofield incident was "something we shouldn't have done."
Speaking to ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning, Mr Fincham said that Mr Schofield "realises his mistake, he apologised for it fully and extremely quickly."
"I think he's under no illusions that this was a lapse in ITV journalism," he said.
"In live television, all sorts of things can happen. That doesn't mean they should happen," he said, adding that he had received a letter from Lord McAlpine today to which ITV would respond "very quickly."
Conservative John Whittingdale, chairman of the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has written to Peter Fincham, director of television at ITV, calling for information about who was involved in the decision to hand the list of names to the Prime Minister.
Richard Pallot looks at why This Morning was disciplined by ITV - and Ofcom's investigation.
The Independent's Assistant Editor Ian Burrell reports that there have been over 400 official complaints.
You can read Ofcom's reponse in full here.
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ITV boss Peter Fincham said Phillip Schofield would "stay on air" and confirmed that ITV has received a letter from Lord McAlpine.