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  • Share your views on the recognition system

    We’ve launched a public call for information to gather views on the extent to which the recognition system has succeeded in its aims. The PRP was created following the Leveson Inquiry as part of a new system of regulatory oversight to ensure the freedom of the press whilst also protecting the interests of the public. Our Charter requires us to report annu...

  • Our new Privacy Statement

    We have published a new Privacy Statement ahead of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May 2018. The statement explains how we collect, store and handle your personal data. We will not share your details with any other parties. Please sign up to our mailing list for occasional updates about our work. If you have any qu...

  • Vacancy: Independent Member of the Nominations Committee

    The Press Recognition Panel (PRP) is the independent body set up by Royal Charter to ensure that regulators of the UK press are independent, properly funded and able to protect the public. The PRP works in the public interest by supporting and promoting a free press in a free and fair society. We are now seeking an individual to join our Nominations Committe...

  • Annual PRP report on the recognition system 2017

    The Press Recognition Panel (PRP) has published its second annual report on the recognition system. The report explains that there is currently one recognised regulator – IMPRESS: “IMPRESS has increased its membership in the 13 months since it was recognised as an approved regulator by the Press Recognition Panel, but a number of the larger relevant pub...

  • PRP successfully defends judicial review of its decision to recognise IMPRESS

    The Press Recognition Panel (PRP) has successfully defended judicial review (JR) proceedings in the High Court brought by the News Media Association (NMA), challenging the PRP Board’s decision on 25 October 2016 to recognise IMPRESS as an approved regulator. On 12 October 2017, Lady Justice Rafferty DBE and The Hon. Mr Justice Popplewell handed down their...