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Okay. Paragraph 60, off-the-record briefings. You've attended a substantial number of those over the years, although they're much less frequent nowadays, you say. There may be a distinction between off-the-record briefings, as it were, which are authorised, they come from someone of inspector level or above, and within that person's bailiwick, and off-the-record briefings where unauthorised information is provided. Were you ever the recipient of information which fell into the second category?

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