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Yes, but I think also you have to take into account perception, how it is viewed, and the perception is important to ensure that it is not perceived as a regulator that is in some way governed by politicians. It's quite a big leap from self-regulation by a number of newspaper editors to independent statutory regulators. I would suggest that there may be stages between those two, which could and should be considered. With humble respect, I was asked the question by Mr Barr, so I'm giving my personal view.

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