PCC board appoints John McLellan as Scottish rep

The PCC today announced that John McLellan, editor of the Edinburgh Evening News, has been appointed to the Commission as the new Scottish representative.

He was nominated for the position by the Scottish Daily Newspaper Society and will replace Derek Tucker, editor of the Aberdeen Press and Journal.

McLellan first took over the Evening News in 1997 and edited it until 2001. He then left for a stint as editor of Scotland on Sunday before returning to the Evening News in 2004.

The Commission is made up of 17 members; McLellan joins the seven who are editors.

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