Prescott hopes Leveson calls time on 'useless press self-regulation'

Labour former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott. Credit: PA Wire

Lord Prescott said he hopes that the Leveson report will call time "on discredited and useless press self-regulation once and for all," in a piece written for the LabourList.

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Leveson urges new press rules

Lord Justice Leveson has recommended further press regulation, underpinned by law, in his long-awaited report.