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I went to see it before, and that's it. I hope -- they always tidy up my grammar because I never get it right. Allows the press to have something to write about.

But anyway, if you look at the case of the legal aid bill that we have in the House of Commons today, they asked the Labour government, we said no, they're asking this government and we're dealing with it in the House of -- in Parliament. That is, they believe the legal costs should be cut. And what we're going to reduce is limit the damages on risk (inaudible), which I won't go into all the details, to those who the papers who say have got a complaint against them. What they're going to do is put the costs on the person who wins the case in complaint against them. Now, you've got to have influence to get that. One government refuses it, another gives it. I've got to tell you, there is an indication, it depends how you fit out with the Murdoch organisation.

The other one is Sky. We have to fight in Parliament to say they're not fit and proper person -- this is publicly a big debate that went on -- and whether they should increase their share of Sky.

It's that kind of relationship and power that influences the relationships between the parties and the press. It's not limited to Murdoch, but in the main he's the one that uses it most effectively.

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