Miliband: Swiftly implement proposals if 'reasonable'

Labour Leader Ed Miliband urged that Lord Justice Leveson's proposals for future regulation of the press must be swiftly implemented - so long as they are "reasonable and proportionate".

Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband made his comments ahead of the Leveson Report's release on Thursday Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

Mr Miliband warned that if the Government rejected the Leveson Report, victims of intrusion from the media would see it as a "breach of the promise" made in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.

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86 politicians oppose a press law

86 politicians from the three major parties, including eight former Cabinet ministers, have written to the Daily Telegraph urging David Cameron not to bring in new laws if Lord Justice Leveson proposes state regulation of newspapers in his report.