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Bishops back defamation proposal

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 12:12

THE Archbishop of York, Dr Sentamu, was among six bishops who delivered a blow to the Government on Tuesday by backing the introduction of an arbitration service to tackle defamation claims, a recommendation of the Leveson report.

The proposal was made as an amendment to the Defamation Bill by Lord Puttnam, who spoke of a "terrible silence" in the wake of the publication of Lord Justice Leveson's report in November ( ...

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