The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press.
I'm sorry, we're not --
I think when we went to see the three party leaders and the Prime Minister, we were asked that question at that time and the problem that Sally and I have -- we're ordinary people so we have no experience in such a public life situation and certainly no experience ...
And we chose that route, as well. That was definitely the route we wanted to go.
I think -- the point I made just now is that I follow the media over the years quite a bit more than Sally does, and certainly recognise that it's very important that we would try to be as consistent as we could when dealing with the media and not ...
I think the thing to remember, of course, is that the walk was nothing to do with Milly's phone, so that could only have come from --
Certainly by Mr Mulcaire or -- I think specifically that's what we were told.
It's something for them, isn't it? Because at the end of the day, it was their investigation.
I think one of the FLOs was with us, I think, wasn't he, at the Bird's Eye building, but it's -- unfortunately, I mean, that's nine years ago, for us to remember the details, so I'm sorry --
And however you respond to that question might then lead to a headline of one line or two, and that's obviously difficult to deal with, so I think -- but we've always tried to be polite and courteous and leave it at that.
I think it's quite concerning, because I think however polite people are, at the end of the day, you really are afeared to open your front door because you're faced with a question.
Certainly. It became quite a regular event for people to knock on the door. We'd established that we wouldn't do any interviews, we'd actually only do everything through the Surrey Police press office, for the simple reason of not wanting to create any media war between a ...
And we'd agreed that we would do all our press communications through the Surrey Police press office, for obvious reasons, anyway.
But you see from the picture that we're basically just walking along, completely immersed in the moment, is the honest phrase, I suppose, I would use, and just Sally suddenly saw the poster and decided to check it.
I think, given the gravity of what became public, the main knowledge about what had happened about our phone-hacking situation and the circumstances under which it took place, one would sincerely hope that News International and other media organisations would sincerely look very carefully at how they procure, how they ...
I think very much just to be in a position to respond to what would possibly become quite a public -- how would we deal with that? Because we'd been given that information but no advice as to what to do with it, but recognising, of course, that that -- I ...
Well, fundamentally, everybody's entitled to a degree of privacy in their private life, and it's a deep concern that our private life became public, but I think also that other people who are in the public eye, their private life become public as well.
Yes. We'd obviously been aware of the Sienna Miller situation and also Gordon Taylor. We certainly followed that in the media and were very much aware that, certainly from the celebrity awareness viewpoint, that was going to be an issue, but of course not realising until we were informed ...
I'll answer this one. I think the gravity of what had happened needs to be investigated. I think there's a much bigger picture, obviously, but I think that given that we learnt about those hacking revelations just before the trial for the murder of our daughter, it was ...
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