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You couldn't comment, okay. Because the Mail was taking a consistent line in relation to Sir Ian Blair. The first piece you wrote which he actually mentions in his book, 14 October 2004, it wasn't particularly hostile, but I think he felt it was. The articles over the years you're, quite entitled to write in this way, there's no criticism, were less friendly of Sir Ian Blair than they were, perhaps, of the previous Commissioner; is that correct?

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