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Yes. As I said this week, we would have a situation where if there was a separate Scottish body, then most of our organisations would have to deal with two bodies and two sets of regulations, and that would involve a cost and a considerable complication for us, that a story published in our newspapers could end up being brought to two press standards bodies.

I think it's important to us, setting aside the politics, I think it's important that we deal with one body. As far as the national press is concerned, with papers, the highest circulating papers in Scotland now are London papers, and it would be strange for them to have to deal with two bodies. I think a single body serving the needs of Scotland as well as the rest of the UK would be a preferred solution.

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