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Yes, sir. I hope that what I have said today puts to rest the sort of conspiracy theory regarding -- I know these conspiracy theories go around, sir. I saw one the other day was based on the fact that we had mysteriously brought forward the anticipated date of the counter terrorist activity in order to coincide with the arrest and charge of Mulcaire and Goodman, implying presumably that this conspiracy not only embraced the Home Office and the Blair government, but the Americans, CIA, the Pakistani authorities and Al Qaeda the same. So I think it is important to just lay this sort of thing to rest.

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