Second Leveson inquiry is abandoned

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There will be no investigation into police corruption in the wake of the phone hacking scandal after the government quietly decided to shelve the second part of the Leveson inquiry.

Senior government and judicial sources told The Times that the second part of the inquiry into press and police corruption would never see the light of day amid limited political appetite for another lengthy and expensive judicial inquiry into Fleet Street and the Met.

Source: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/medianews/article4642007.ece

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