- the person played, or may have played, a direct and significant role in relation to the matters to which the inquiry relates;
- the person has a significant interest in an important aspect of those matters to which the inquiry relates; or
- the person may be subject to explicit or significant
criticism during the inquiry proceedings or in its report. “
Friday, 4 May 2012
Lets all be Core
This status allows core participants an number of additional rights including access to evidence that has not yet been made public.
The good news is that we can all apply.
I've underlined the relevant section.
We all have a significant interest in the relationship between the press, police and our politicians.
Based on this, it would seem churlish to say government ministers should be excluded.
However, I believe that is it sadly true that the motivation of these ministers is to prepare a damage limitation strategy for the jaw dropping revelations to come.
Anybody know a QC willing to do a freebie ? I can think of a few questions.