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The heart of the issue in relation to the earlier story, the November 2007 story, is that people would think that there had been a police leak, do you follow me, and that you were publishing on the back of that leak, and that would cause harm not necessarily to any future criminal trial, but to the ongoing delicate relationship between the police and the Lawrence family. Is that a factor you think you took into account when advising the editor as to whether or not to publish that story in November 2007?

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