The Press Distribution Review Panel

The Press Distribution Review Panel (PDRP) is a self-regulatory body made up of newspaper, magazine, wholesale and retail representatives responsible for overseeing the handling of retailer complaints.


It is responsible to compliance for the Press Distribution Charter (PDC) as well as the collation and publishing of industry data.

The PDRP responsibilities are as follows:

  • Group 9017 (12) To encourage compliance with the Press Distribution Charter
  • Group 9017 (13) To ensure continuity of arbitration decisions
  • Group 9017 (14) To identify trends relating to retailer complaints
  • Group 9017 (15) To publish data on compliance

Key Organisations

PDRP members

Steve Cripwell


Diane Sampson


Fiona Campbell

Menzies Distribution

Ryan Waterhouse

Menzies Distribution

Paul Smith

Smiths News

Anya Ahmad

Smiths News

Trevor Hudson


Brian Murphy

Retail Representative

Graham Read

Retail Representative

Paresh Vyas

Retail Representative

Peter Williamson

Retail Representative

PDRP Contact

The PDRP Secretary
53 Stone Street
Tunbridge Wells

t: 0843 289 0438 (Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm)
e: [email protected]