Make journalists and editors more responsible for what they print. Make it a criminal offence to publish blatant lies regarding health and safety rules. Remove the right to refer to ‘an undisclosed source’ as this is a green light to enable the media to make up stories to sell papers.

Why is this idea important?

Because the British public is so influenced by the media. Through current sensationalised reporting we have completely incorrect understanding of our countryside health and safety legislation. This has drastically impacted on behaviour and created a dangerous risk averse society. The publishing of false stories (like the lie about a child wearing an England top being forced off a bus) does nothing but stir up hatred and discrimination. We need truth and principles back in the heart of the British press

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