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Well, is that right, Mr Hayman? Can we just think through this? From your perception you knew about the arrests on 8 August 2006, didn't you? You had in your mind an operation which was very narrow. It involved two men and it involved the mobile phones of members of the royal household. Yet what this list showed, or might have showed, is that the operation of Mulcaire and perhaps others went far wider. Instead of there being five victims or nine victims, you had hundreds of victims. Maybe that was information which he felt quite rightly he needed to share with you because of its importance. Don't you think that's a possibility?

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