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

Yes. To take it closer to the present, in paragraph 18, you've already really covered this, Lord Blair, the position under Lord Condon and the Lawrence report and the police becoming defensive with the press, Lord Stevens arriving and changing the approach to try to improve NSY's "battered reputation", and then you say:

"There was nothing improper in that but my personal opinion, on succeeding him, was that the senior parts of the MPS needed to be less concerned with the media. Discussion of media positions and opinions had been too consuming of senior officers' time."

Well, is that a general observation or are you referring to any particular senior officers there?

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