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I think you made the complaint on 24 April 2002 to the PCC, but there was an intervening letter from Mr Wright on 16 April, where he came out fighting, as it were. The third paragraph:

"I do not believe it is in dispute that Clare Sumner telephoned Sir Michael Willcocks to discuss the arrangements ... it is our information that Ms Sumner indicated surprise that Mr Blair would not be meeting the coffin and the Royal Family when they arrived at Westminster Hall. Sir Michael told Ms Sumner that that was indeed the established plan and he was not prepared to change it. In fact, he did make one change."

Then Mr Wright asked for three questions to be answered.

Finally, there was a letter by Black Rod to the PCC, which we see at the back of this file.

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