Murdoch to be quizzed by MPs

News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has accepted the request by MPs on the culture, media and sport committee to appear in front of them again after a recording emerged of him apparently venting his anger about police investigations into his newspapers

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Murdoch accepts MPs' request to be quizzed again

A spokesman for News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has announced that he has accepted the request by MPs on the culture, media and sport committee to appear in front of them again, after a recording emerged of him apparently venting his anger about police investigations into his newspapers:

Mr Murdoch welcomes the opportunity to return to the Select Committee and answer their questions.

He looks forward to clearing up any misconceptions as soon as possible.

– News UK spokesman

Police to 'fully assess' Rupert Murdoch tape

Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Cressida Dick Credit: Press Association

Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick confirmed the force is trying to get a copy of the clip of Mr Murdoch speaking to members of staff from the Sun in March.

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Murdoch not expected to face MPs until autumn

  • Scotland Yard is currently assessing the recording made during a meeting with News International journalists

Rupert Murdoch 'asked to reappear by MPs'

Rupert Murdoch has been invited to re-appear before the Commons Culture Media and Sport committee. It comes after a recording emerged of him apparently telling journalists he regretted the level of co-operation given by News International to the investigation into phone hacking and illegal payments.

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, News Corporation Credit: Press Association
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