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Yes. Ken Thomson was in Canada. The leading figure was Gordon Brunton. My financial director was alarmed by all this. Donald Cruickshank later became chairman of the Stock Exchange. They all thought it was a fiction. They all wanted me to lead a campaign against it, but as I just said, I felt I was better employed on the vetting committee and I was probably wrong, because I had this terribly old-fashioned belief that if somebody made a promise, they would keep it.

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