Lord Hunt: 'Degree of agreement' over press regulation

The head of the Press Complaints Commission, which regulates the press, has said he wants to get on with setting up a new body under the recommendations set out by Lord Leveson.

Lord Hunt told Sky News' Murnaghan show that there is a "degree of agreement now amongst the thee political parties" that OfCom should not widen its remit to newspapers and magazines, and that a Royal Charter should set up a new body.

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He added: "The people I am working for are the editors and the journalists in the overwhelming majority of publications that have nothing at all to do with the criminal acts that brought the whole industry into question."