Hunt plans to replace PCC with new Press regulator
Newspapers must not dominate regulatory body, new PCC chairman tells ExaroBy David Hencke | 14 December 2011 | 2 Related pieces
I started with a blank sheet of paper, but statutory regulation has not been considered
Lord Hunt, chairman, Press Complaints Commission
Plans to scrap the Press Complaints Commission and replace it with a new regulator – more independent of newspapers – are to be unveiled by its chairman.
Lord Hunt, appointed as PCC chairman in October, is confident that his radical proposal – which will send shockwaves around the newspaper and magazine industry – will head off statutory regulation of the Press.