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You're absolutely right. What you say is that actually there is a framework and that you make it independent regulation by insisting that the way in which the framework operates, the way in which the standards are devised are all entirely independent; in other words, run by the industry and others, but with no government involvement at all, and that in some way you find an independent standards regulator who again is not answerable to, appointed by or in any sense linked with government or the state. That's the issue that we're struggling with.

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