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Inquiring into inquiries – what’s the point?

“If the success of Public Inquiries is judged in terms of changes in regulations and legislation, then we cannot often claim to achieve that” (Dame Janet Smith, Chair of the Shipman Inquiry). What’s the point? What do they achieve? Don’t they just kick problems into the long grass? They can be really expensive – is […]

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Missing the bigger problem: could there be a problem with the Leveson Inquiry’s construction?

Missing the bigger problem: could there be a problem with the Leveson Inquiry’s construction?

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator Yesterday saw the end of the first week of evidence at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Leveson Inquiry.  This third and final day for this week heard evidence from Michelle Stanisbrook, general secretary of the NUJ and Michael Rusbridger, editor of the Guardian Newspaper.  Next week […]

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