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Lord Blair, in terms of your career, you joined the Metropolitan Police after leaving Oxford University in 1974. You worked your way up the ranks, as it were. You joined the HMIC for a period in the mid-1990s, then you became in due course Chief Constable of Surrey. You returned to the MPS in 2000 as the Deputy Commissioner and then between February 2005 and 1 December 2008 you were the Commissioner, is that broadly speaking right?

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