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No, of course it isn't. I'm not even suggesting that a meal rather more expensive would be corrupting somebody of integrity. But if you're saying, "We're meeting somebody regularly", and you've just said a moment ago, talking about meeting officers on a regular basis, and you're constantly providing something, whether it's a drink or a meal or whatever, then don't you think there is inherent within that a risk of the perception of obligation?

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