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Independent Press Standards Organisation

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 318, tabled on 28 May 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when the replacement body for the Press Complaints Commission will commence work.

Answered on

3 June 2015

The Government has no role in the establishment of self-regulators of the press. The Press Complaints Commission ceased operations on 8 September 2014. The Independent Press Standards Organisation, the new independent regulator for the newspaper and magazine industry in the UK, commenced work on the same date.