The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

And I was uncomfortable that it appeared that he might be using methods of which we wouldn't approve, with or without the knowledge of people who had commissioned him. So we -- as I say in my witness statement -- early in 2004 we issued an instruction to staff that he wasn't to be used unless department heads were consulted, there was an extremely good reason to use him, and other means of finding out the information had all been exhausted.

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