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

At that stage, sir, I don't recall -- certainly the Sunday Telegraph's questions weren't -- didn't appear to be subject to -- or arising from leaks. There were a number of questions. We had multiple questions from many newspapers which -- I think Mr Jones used the term "scattergun" earlier, and that's very much how it was. So they came up with a whole range of different questions, some of them -- quite a lot of them focusing around certain lines of the investigation, but also the 28-day turnaround, the abilities of the SIO, the abilities of the investigation team. So it was a wide range of questions that we were getting, but they were very specific. They weren't general. They weren't: "How is the progress of the investigation?" They were focusing on very particular themes.

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