The 2017 Conservative manifesto committed to repealing Section 40 of the Crime and Courts 2013 and terminate Part 2 of the Leveson Inquiry. I understand that the Government is committed to doing both.

You may be aware that the Government recently held a public consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation. I am informed that over 140,000 responses were received and Ministers will respond to the consultation in due course. You can find further information on the below webpage:


Please be assured that I will continue to follow this issue closely.