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I think it was entirely legitimate. I think that there was a very serious crime problem at the airport at that time. As I said, there had been a catalogue, I think several dozen serious crimes over several years associated with cargoes coming into Heathrow at that time, so I think that it was -- there was legitimate public interest in that. It was affecting a high-tech industry. There were public safety implications, there was a whole raft of good reasons or reasons that made it legitimate, I thought.

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