Adam Smith told Jeremy Hunt he would resign if the pressure became too great. But Hunt said "it won't come to that," says Smith.
Smith describes a "very pressured mood" in Jeremy Hunt's office after James Murdoch gave his evidence. But he says it was agreed I was just doing my job.
The mood then changed the next day and he was told "everyone here thinks you need to go".
Adam Smith says the tone and language used in e-mails with Fred Michel might have been too flippant and loose but he doesn't think the substance was inappropriate.
Lord Justice Leveson and Robert Jay QC are really struggling to get Adam Smith to say what his personal view was on the BskyB bid. Repeats he "was not that fussed"
Some of the information from Fred Michel, Adam Smith says he passed on in e-mail to Jeremy Hunt, but not all of it.
Former special adviser Adam Smith confirms Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt knew he was in contact with News Corporation lobbyist Fred Michel.
Adam Smith tells the Leveson Inquiry: broadly speaking my view was the same as Jeremy Hunt's. I didn't see what everyone was getting worked up about.
The inquiry has finished for today and evidence will resume at 9.30am tomorrow.
Lord Brooke is the first person to give evidence at the Leveson Inquiry today. He will be followed by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's former special adviser Adam Smith and News Corporation lobbyist Fred Michel.