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Right Of Reply In The Media

Volume 33: debated on Wednesday 1 December 1982

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Mr. Frank Allaun, supported by Sir Derek Walker-Smith, Mr. Arthur Davidson, Sir Nigel Fisher, Mr. Phillip Whitehead, Mr. Patrick Cormack, Mr. Michael Meacher, Mr. Sydney Chapman, Mr. John Tilley, Mr. Alan Haselhurst, Mr. Norman Atkinson, and Mr. W. Benyon, presented a Bill to give members of the public, companies and organisations the right to reply to allegations made against them or to misreporting or misrepresentations concerning them in the press, or on radio or television; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 18 February 1983 and to be printed [Bill 22].