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  • Consultation on amendments to our guidance on cyclical and ad hoc reviews

    We have launched a consultation on making amendments to our guidance for reviewing approved regulators. This consultation will last for six weeks, from 8 February 2017, and we are keen to hear from the wide range of people who have an interest in our work .The consultation closes on 23 March 2017.  You can respond in writing by emailing consultation@press...

  • PRP's response to the Government's consultation on press regulation

    The PRP has responded to the Government's consultation on press regulation.  The consultation relates to section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013. It is our view that section 40 should be commenced immediately. Commencement would complete a system that will: Protect ordinary people, not just the rich; Protect the press from the chilling effect of ...

  • PRP consultation on fees postponed

    At its meeting on 26 November 2016, the PRP Board noted that the Government had launched a public consultation on press regulation, which was closing on 10 January 2017. Considering this, the Board agreed to postpone the PRP’s fee charging consultation, which was due to launch in the New Year. This will allow the PRP Board to consider the outcome of the G...

  • PRP Board's decision report on recognising IMPRESS

    On 25 October 2016, the PRP Board agreed to recognise IMPRESS as an approved regulator. This followed a rigorous and robust assessment of IMPRESS’ application for recognition. IMPRESS meets all 29 criteria (numbered 1 to 23) in the Royal Charter, which means that, amongst other things, IMPRESS is independent of the print and online publishers it regulates,...

  • PRP Board recognises IMPRESS

    The PRP Board has agreed to recognise IMPRESS as an “approved regulator”. Following a robust assessment process, the Board has decided that IMPRESS meets all 29 criteria (numbered 1 to 23) in the Charter, which means that, amongst other things, IMPRESS is independent of the print and online publishers it regulates, and is appropriately funded. ...