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You've in fact explained that Cobra met through the night on 9 August and remained on call subsequent nights thereafter. The terrorist threat level to the UK was raised from severe to critical, meaning that a further attack was believed to be imminent, and personally you arranged to sleep in the Home Office or your Parliamentary office at this time and all of your attention was almost entirely focused on the operation and potentially related consequences during the following weeks; that's correct, isn't it?

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