Leveson report: Dowler family 'cautiously optimistic'

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The Leveson Inquiry was set up after it emerged journalists working for the News of the World had hacked the mobile phone of murdered Surrey schoolgirl Milly Dowler.

The wide-reaching inquiry has reported its findings and has recommended a tougher form of self-regulation for the press backed by legislation.

Mark Lewis, lawyer for Bob and Sally Dowler, said they greeted the findings with "cautious optimism".

He added: "They need to ensure that the politicians now implement something that really prevents the abuse that they suffered."

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