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  • Final decision on our processes for cyclical and ad hoc reviews

    Our processes for undertaking ad hoc and cyclical reviews have been published following a public consultation.The Royal Charter requires us to review the recognition of approved regulators to ensure they continue to meet the Charter’s recognition criteria. A cyclical review must be carried out as soon as reasonably practicable, two years after a regulator ...

  • Our 2015/16 Annual Report

    The Press Recognition Panel (PRP) has published its second annual report and accounts. The report covers the year from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016, and it also looks forward to some plans for 2016/17.Discussing the work undertaken by the PRP in the year ended 31 March 2016, David Wolfe, Chair of the PRP, said:“During the year under review the PRP achieve...

  • Our interpretation of some terms in the Royal Charter

    A key aim of the Royal Charter is to encourage and facilitate independent self-regulation. The PRP’s role is to apply the criteria in the Charter to applications for recognition, and in doing this, the PRP Board will not adopt an overly restrictive approach to interpreting the Charter.We have published our interpretation of some terms and elements of the C...

  • Our report on the recognition system

    We recently held a call for information to seek views on the extent to which the new system of regulatory oversight has succeeded in its aims, ahead of publishing a report in autumn 2016, as required by the Royal Charter.We are currently reviewing the responses that we received, as well as considering the views and perspectives of the stakeholders we’ve sp...

  • PRP's second call for information about IMPRESS closes

    The PRP’s second public call for information about IMPRESS’s application for recognition has closed. It ran from 4 May 2016 to 2 June 2016.The first public call for information ran from 5 February 2016 until 4 March 2016, after the PRP received IMPRESS’s original application. The feedback received was provided to IMPRESS for them to consider, and follo...