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So we'll read out the substituted wording. You crossed out "none" and you've said:

"There was no specific financial incentive for me to print exclusive stories as showbiz editor because I did not receive bonuses, for example, for front-page stories. My performance appraisal and my remuneration was judged on a number of factors, including breaking exclusive stories, my relationships with key showbiz industry figures and my adherence to the law and PCC code."

Can I just ask you about the last point. How was that factor addressed in your performance appraisal, namely adherence to the law and PCC code?

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