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Andy, as I think he said in his evidence to you, was particularly interested in police/press relations. He had very strong views on it. He had views particularly in light of ACSO and of the pressure of anti-terrorism operations at the time, and it was of interest to him, I think -- there was a very strong debate, I think, about how much of that should be in the public domain and how much should not be in the public domain. Now, I have always held the view, both personally and as a journalist, that the public deserves to be informed more. However, there was obviously the operational constraints.

So it was sometimes talking about how you dealt with that, leading to the example that I give here about the video that he showed me.

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