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No, indeed. I think other chief constables can be very good at holding your feet to the fire, but it may not be enough in broader considerations, particularly when one gets into the media and politics, as I've already alluded to this issue in terms of trying to set up a protocol around the value of these kind of investigations and politics, where policing meets politics, but policing meets the media has the same tensions and difficulties, charging.

Now, I'm sorry I'm not offering you a solution, but I am trying -- I think that within the police and beyond, we'll have to think of ways of dealing with that public interest bit, otherwise we close down the reform as well.

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