In the Media

DPP unveils agreement on crime evidence

PUBLISHED October 18, 2005

The director of public prosecutions today unveiled a new agreement detailing which prosecution material from a trial will be released to the media.

Ken Macdonald QC said the document had been agreed after discussions with the Crown Prosecution Service and the Association of Chief Police Officers, and the Newspaper Society, the Society of Editors, News International, Sky News, the BBC, ITN, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel Five.