British press complaints body to close down

Britain's Press Complaints Commission is to be closed down

8th March, 2012

Britain's Press Complaints Commission is to be closed down

following the phone-hacking scandal that has swept through the newspaper industry.

The organisation has confirmed that it will formally close with all staff to move to a transitional body until a new tougher system is set up in the wake of the Leveson inquiry, according to numerous British reports.

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