Bishops back defamation proposal
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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