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Gove: We have everything to lose from fettering press

Education secretary questions the role of regulation in the press.

Education Secretary Michael Gove warned today warned against letting "judges, celebrities and the establishment" take over as the arbiters of where the limits of free speech should be set.

Speaking during a lunch for Lobby journalists he also questioned the need for additional regulation of the press, saying that existing laws were already in place to deal with wrongdoing by "rogue" reporters.

And he praised News Corporation chief executive Rupert Murdoch for his decision to open a Sun on Sunday this week to take the place of the defunct News of the World.

Read more at Press Gazette.