|editors' Code of practice Committee
Please note that this organisation operates independently of the Press Complaints Commission but is listed here to explain how the systems works as a whole.
The Editors' Code of Practice is reviewed periodically by a special committee of editors - the Editors' Code of Practice Committee. This Committee takes account of public and Parliamentary comment as well as of reports from the Press Complaints Commission itself. The Code is therefore constantly developing and responding quickly to changing practices and technology in the industry and to the concerns of readers.
The Code Committee also publishes the Editors' Codebook, the official handbook to the Code of Practice. This can be downloaded from the Code Committee's own website, which will also give you more information about the workings of the Committee.
For a list of changes to the Code of Practice that have been made since 1991, please click here.
Paul Dacre (Chairman)
Southern Daily Echo