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Sorry, I beg your pardon, I didn't address that. I would like to very briefly.

The answer is: this is something that should be negotiated on a cross-party basis. It is clearly something, as long-term policy is always required to be, that will stand the test of time in cross elections and changes in administration, and it needs to be done obviously in consultation with friends in the press, but at the end of the day, I would hope it's something that would be secure, both in the first place because it was seen to be agreed across the political divide, across both houses, but secondly, that that's the way you review it as well. So it's taken as read that, as it were, this can't be the property of an individual administration of an individual colour to change at its whim.

Now, the problem with us constitutionally is we don't have a threshold other than the simple majority safeguard for legislating. Of course I understand that, but we could -- we manage other things in which we don't change them without broader consensus than just simple Parliamentary majority at the time.

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