Politicians agree deal on post-Leveson Royal Charter for press regulation – but Daily Mail Group, News International and Telegraph Media Group refuse to sign up – The Independent

Posted March 19th, 2013 in charters, internet, legislation, media, news, parliament by tracey

“Britain’s largest newspaper groups are on a collision course with the Government over press regulation, after last night signalling their anger at the imposition of ‘several deeply contentious’ issues in a Royal Charter announced in Parliament by the Prime Minister.”

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The Independent, 19th March 2013

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Jacob Rowbottom: Entrenching a Royal Charter – some initial thoughts – UK Constitutional Law Group

Posted March 18th, 2013 in bills, charters, legislation, media, news, parliament by sally

“After much political manoeuvring over the weekend, a deal has been struck on the Royal Charter to implement Leveson. A key point is that it will prevent the Charter being unilaterally changed by future governments.”

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UK Constitutional Law Group, 18th March 2013

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Historic Royal Charter on press regulation close to being agreed – The Independent

Posted March 13th, 2013 in charters, defamation, freedom of expression, media, news, regulations by sally

“The three leading political parties were last night close to signing up to a historic Royal Charter to implement the recommendations of Lord Justice Leveson on reforming regulation of the press.”

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The Independent, 12th March 2013

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Council overrides Henry VIII on market – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 22nd, 2007 in charters, markets, news by sally

“A branch of the Women’s Institute has been told it cannot organise a market in a town square – despite a charter from Henry VIII granting permission to hold one there ‘forever’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk