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Yes. Clearly there was a concern that the Mail had got that information, but I think that the most important thing for us was really to deal with what they had and carry out that negotiation so that we could try and minimise the impact on the investigation. I spoke at length with Mr Jones, also with Ms Dorsey(?), who is our head of legal services and with the ACC for protective services, in order to try and resolve what the best outcome would be, and in the end it was a negotiation with the journalist and the editor to come to a compromise which meant that not all of the information was disclosed in the newspaper.

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