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You don't have copies. Perhaps it's best left that people can read your statement in this regard when it's posted onto the Internet.

Can I pick up on one particular topic, and that is where you say at the bottom of page 10, you start talking about phone hacking activity not being confined to one newspaper and one newspaper group, but you say "common industry practice".

I just want to explore the basis for this assertion. You first of all cite what Mr McMullen has said, and we'll be hearing from him in due course. You've heard my learned friend Mr Jay's opening when he referred to there being corner names in the Mulcaire document naming the Sun and the Mirror. Is that the basis for your assertion or does it go further than that?

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