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Decision time on press regulation
The Sun's Trevor Kavanagh says reports that plans for a new system of press regulation have been rejected by senior ministers are "not a shock"
Culture Secretary Maria Miller will make a statement on press regulation in the Commons today as battles over how to proceed are "coming to a head".
Government sources said a decision on newspaper industry proposals for a new system of press regulation is likely to be announced.
Reports that the plans were rejected yesterday are "just not true" and the sub-committee assessing the recommendations is "looking for a grown-up solution", they added.
The statement to MPs will be on "press self-regulation in general", a source said.
It comes as Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, who sits on the sub-committee examining the press charter, said the battle over regulation is "coming to a head".
Mr Alexander said there were a "few remaining Is to be dotted and Ts to be crossed" ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the Privy Council.
He told BBC Breakfast: "It is coming to a head now and I am the co-chair of the committee of the Privy Council that is considering this matter.
"We are still considering the final details of our recommendation to the Privy Council. There is a proper due process around this and, if you don't mind, I am going to stick to that due process.
"Our decision will be made public once it is made and will go to the Privy Council in the normal way.
"I am not going to comment in any way beyond that."
Asked if there was a timetable, he said: "The Privy Council meets tomorrow, we had a meeting of our committee yesterday. There are a few remaining Is to be dotted and Ts to be crossed following that discussion, so no final decision has been made.
"But even when it is, we have a proper due process to follow and that doesn't include sharing our deliberations with you."
Speaking during a visit to Northampton today, Mr Cameron said: "There's agreement across Government about this. We want a good system of independent self-regulation and a Royal Charter put in place for a recognition body to make sure that everything is done properly.
"Maria Miller will be making a statement in the House about it this afternoon and I'm confident we'll have all this in place in good time."