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Maria Miller was spinning it heavily, but this seems like a pretty massive government climbdown to me.
The government always said it was implacably opposed to the new regulatory system being underpinned in law and now it will be.
And I think we should be clear that it has happened because the government realised it was going to lose the vote.
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Labour says this is just the sort of legal under-pinning they were looking for but the Conservatives say that no such press law will exist.