The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

After the initial story, which again, you know, the assurances internally were given -- and I had -- we had just appointed a chief executive of News International in the summer of 2009, so the day-to-day handling of the matter was in her hands, but there was the initial piece there, which then, as you know and we discussed earlier today, the company -- the News of the World said that they had investigated it and there wasn't any issues there, et cetera, and they denied those allegations, so that was there, but the wider reputational damage, if you're going back to the point we touched on this morning, the notion that, you know, that the reputational damage, that there was a lot more there, wasn't discussed, because we didn't know that there was a lot more there until much later, as you know.

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