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Why John Whittingdale is under pressure over press regulation

Labour has called for Culture Secretary John Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulation decisions after news of his relationship with an escort.

Shadow culture secretary Maria Eagle said it had left him "vulnerable" to pressure from the press.

Four newspapers knew about the relationship, which ended in 2014, but decided not to publish the story.

John Sweeney reports.

  • 13 Apr 2016
  • From the section UK
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