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Certainly, sir. I put my application on two bases. My primary ground is under rule 5(2)(c), on the basis that Mrs Brooks is someone who may be the subject of explicit and significant criticism. My secondary ground is under 5(2)(a), that she has a direct and significant role.

If I can deal first with 5(2)(c), sir. She has been the subject of criticism of that nature. When you declined her application last September, you did raise the possibility that further applications might be made.

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