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Thank you. Question 56. On reflection, that was a bit of a wide-ranging question, to set out the most important findings to emerge from your report. You might have just said, "Please read the report", rather than expect you to summarise them.

One point you make -- it's an important one, on the next page four lines down:

"From the public's perspective, the Police Service needs not only to act fairly, but be seen to be acting fairly."

So you place perception almost on the same level as importance as reality; is that right?

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