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NEC member Tim Dawson assesses the PM's latest comments
Union warns the Home Office plans are a severe threat to journalism
The proposals on which the government is consulting create clear new detriments for journalists and journalism.
The union has urged media organisations and journalists to respond to the latest Home Office consultation setting out proposals to update the existing official secrets and espionage laws.
Whether it is the Cabinet Office FOI Clearing House, the land ownership registers or official secrets laws, journalists face a range of obstacles when reporting in the public interest in the UK.