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

Well, accepting for a moment that the larger police forces outside London have a significant press response, the two police forces in which I served before I came back to London, at Thames Valley and Surrey, had, to my memory, three press offices in Thames Valley and two in Surrey. Returning to the Met, I don't know what the number was then, but I know the number now is about 60 or 70. It is just a fundamentally different environment in which to work.

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