Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 5 May 2015

London Notebook: Sammy Wilson voices a pressing concern

Sammy Wilson
Sammy Wilson

The Government's plans to regulate the Press have not impressed local MPs.

Sammy Wilson complained to Culture Secretary Maria Miller that the Scottish government was consulted, but not the Executive.

Mark Durkan also had concerns. "It is not just because of the Northern Ireland twilight zone that some of us have doubts about whether a three-party compact, sealed by the Privy Council, is the best way of enshrining the Leveson principles," he said.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz