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Politics and press: A 'toxic' relationship

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MPs in the House of Commons this week voted for the Standards and Privileges Committee to carry out another investigation into phone hacking.

Labour MP Tom Watson and Sir Christopher Meyer, the man who chaired the Press Complaints Commission for six years, discuss the power of Britain's tabloid press and its apparent ability to make ministers quail before it.


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