UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Conference calls for reform of Press Complaints Commission

Press Release   •   Sep 20, 2010 12:34 BST

Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference today reaffirmed the party’s belief in the freedom of the British press and called for reform to the Press Complaints Commission

Conference called for the PCC to be made independent of serving editors and to have greater disciplinary powers.

It also called on the Government to affirm its opposition to a privacy law that would restrict press freedom in Britain.