Committee to examine ‘super-injunctions’
Judicial Communications Office news release
News release 1510/10
The Master of the Rolls has set up a committee to examine the issues around the use of injunctions which bind the press and so-called ‘super-injunctions’.
This follows the recent report by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee's report on press standards, privacy and libel and concerns expressed to the judiciary.
The committee members are:
- Master of the Rolls (Chairman)
- Lord Justice Moore-Bick
- Mr Justice Tugendhat
- Desmond Browne QC
- Alasdair Pepper (Carter Ruck)
- Rod Christie-Miller (Schillings)
- Marcus Partington (Trinity Mirror)
- Gill Phillips (Guardian News & Media)
- Michelle Dyson (Ministry of Justice)
- John Sorabji (Legal Secretary to the Master of the Rolls).
The Committee will meet for the first time in May.
Notes to Editors
- The Culture, Media and Sport Committee published its report on Press standards, privacy and libel on 24 February 2010. See report on the Parliament website for more information.
- For further information please contact the Judicial Communications Office on tel: 020 7073 4852,
or email: Press Enquiries