Press regulation cross-party deal reached, says deputy Labour leader
A cross-party deal on press regulation has been reached, says deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman.
It means a vote in the House of Commons, due later on Monday, will not take place.
Labour has said the new system will be "underpinned" in law.
A number of Conservatives, including the Prime Minister, had been against such a proposal - arguing that it would threaten press freedom.
Radio Wales' Felicity Evans spoke to the Secretary of State for Wales, David Jones MP - who was recalled from a business trip to Asia to take place in Monday's planned vote - but first to Chris Bryant, the Labour MP for Rhondda who has been the victim of phone hacking.
18 Mar 2013
- From the section Wales