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

No. In the wake of one particular report, which I obviously felt misrepresented the position, I took the trouble to phone up my former Permanent Secretary, the head of the TPU, members of my privates office, my special advisers, and said, "Please tell me if you can recollect any conversation we had on this issue at the time, because I don't want to be in a position where I'm saying something and you can recall discussing it."

The answer from all of them, including William Nye, was, "No, I can't recall any discussion we had on this."

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