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I don't want to be chicken and egg. I'm very comfortable with that, but as I said to Mr Trotter yesterday, I am very keen that I get the benefit of the collective experience of extremely senior police officers who know policing very much better than I ever could know it, so your views would be very valuable. And where there is a difference -- I mean you'll obviously settle upon a policy and that's fine, but if there is any area where there is a difference in views, I would be grateful if ACPO would be prepared not merely to tell me how they have resolved it, but also to explain the difference and the different reasons for those views, because that would help also inform me and the analysis which I provide, which then of course will always come back to you to think about.

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