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

I have no problem with that at all. As it happens now, if I now meet an editor or a proprietor on my own, I will as a routine matter of course, if something is raised which touches on official government business, of course relay that to officials in my private office. So there's not a great leap between that and just jotting down on a piece of paper or telling someone that these were the things that were raised.

Invariably, not always, but these conversations are distinguished as much as anything else by informality, humour and gossip, but normally there will be two or three issues which predominated.

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