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The PCC is now closed. The new regulator for the press is the Independent Press Standards Organisation. This site is now just an archive of information about the PCC and its complaints process.
  • About the PCC - an introduction to how the PCC works
  • Making a complaint - a full overview of the complaints process
  • Editors' Code of Practice - the 16-Clause Code of Practice
  • FAQs - answers to over 70 question which were frequently asked

Code advice for complainants

Numerous advice guides for members of the public.

Guidance notes for editors

Briefings were to provide guidance to editors and journalists on a range of topics.