Leveson is a fundamental threat to the free press
BY spectator events
January 30, 2013
Andrew Neil, chairman, The Spectator Magazine Group
Richard Littlejohn, For the motion, columnist, Daily Mail
Paul Staines, For the motion, prominent political blogger, Guido Fawkes
John Whittingdale, For the motion, chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
The Leveson Inquiry has provoked the most heated debate about journalism in British history. His call for new statutory regulation of print media has left a stand-off between politicians and the press.
On 30th January 2013, key players argued whether the Leveson proposal signalled the end of Britain’s free press.