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Now, you tell us that he believed, from his investigations, that there had been failings by the authorities to follow up on a child who they must have realised was at very severe risk, and had such follow-up been done, that child's life may have been saved. It was investigating that theory, wasn't it, that was the basis of the authority that was given to access Mrs Smith's emails?

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