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Sir, yes. You've seen our written submissions and Mr Browne has very helpfully made a number of the points that I would like to make, but I think that there are four points that I would wish to emphasise.

Before I do that, it's fair to say that the MPS here are in a similar position as Mr Garnham outlined in relation to the submissions on the approach to evidence generally prejudicing the criminal proceedings, in that anything said here may be relied on by future defendants in support of an abuse argument, so it's necessary for submissions to be circumspect and to a degree we are walking a tightrope.

The first point that I would wish to emphasise is that the investigations are ongoing and there have been 48 arrests under the various operations, but that figure includes --

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