The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

It would certainly have to be a leak, sir. One of the other dimensions to that is: where did the leak come from? Because within this, quite a few people assume it's the police, and I'm sure in part they'd be right, but because of the nature of the way the police do business, ie lots of growth and partnership work, lots of other people have access to that information and intelligence in very real time. I'm not saying that, by the way, to deflect it from the Police Service, but lots of people will have their hands on that information. But you're right; this is only what is recorded and that we found during this research.

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