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Because that was what -- I must have been talking about the fact that my son needed to find something, he was about 15 at the time, to do work experience for as part of his education, and I think Mr Fedorcio mentioned that Paul Condon's son had done work experience at the Sun, so I said, "Oh, well, that's the kind of thing that would excite most 15-year-olds, so I think that should be a good idea". That's all I thought about it. Obviously I thought a lot more about it when the bombs went of and he was somewhere on public transport around London, which I recount in the book.

But I will say, as I say in the statement, that the current debate over internships was not playing at that time. I had a whole series of young people interning around my office and getting to know the Met and all those sorts of things. It was a perfectly normal process.

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