The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

It was a rare occasion, sir, and I'm not aware of any other -- I mean, they may well have happened, but I'm just saying that made that particular press officer very vulnerable, well, to being accused of being the source of the leak.

So that's why notifying could run some kind of -- notification could run some kind of risk that somebody who you'd perhaps met the night before and who faithfully recorded as required that they met with a particular journalist, sir, then that particular journalist writes a story and it's that person they've seen the night before, perhaps in a group situation or whatever, but from the particular inquiry team he gets the blame, when he could be somebody entirely different.

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