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Test it in this way. If we're in BIS before 21 December 2010, one can quite imagine the Permanent Secretary, of there well understanding what Dr Cable's position might be because he would possibly write about it and warning him not to be unfair to News International, but it's rather odd that the Secretary of State now changes, we know the position of the Secretary of State, you knew the position of your Secretary of State, and you're still concerned to avoid a perception of unfairness to News Corporation. Is that really the position?

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