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Yes, I'm obviously reaching into memory, but I think this was a lunch which was talking to these individuals about the forthcoming report on Stockwell 2, as it was known. This was the inquiry not into the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, but into who said what to whom, who knew what, et cetera, and I was very concerned, as I say in the book, that the Independent Police Complaints Commission had taken two years to produce a report which in my view could have been done in a far shorter time. I mean weeks, rather than months and years. And I was pretty clear that it was going to be a pretty torrid time when it came out, and I didn't see it with less -- I think I had four hours to read it before I had to respond to it, and I knew that it was going to be difficult and I decided it was time to talk to somebody about what my side of the story was.

That's the best of my recollection.

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