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Before I answer that, can I just say that I wish to express my sincere regret to Mr Jefferies, and particularly his family and friends who had to see this unfold. We obviously caused him and his nearest and dearest great distress, which I regret personally greatly, and I regard it as very much a black mark on my editing record.

But yes, that piece of information would have been probably front and centre of my thoughts when I was making decisions that evening.

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