Lord Justice Leveson
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Leveson grants ministers key role

Lord Justice Leveson has granted a request from government ministers to see advance copies of documents and witness statements presented to the hearing into press standards.

David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Vince Cable, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Theresa May, Ken Clark and George Osborne have been named "core participants".

Mr Leveson said the ministers would be subject to the same rules on confidentiality as other core participants in the inquiry.

The Leveson Inquiry

  • 04 May 2012