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I think you've discussed with Lord Black at considerable length the detailed arrangements that might be made in terms of numbers of people and their provenance, as it were, in order to try to deliver independence. I think what one always has to have regard to is that the arrangements you put in place for governance, as I've said, are able to demonstrate visible independence, and this has to have to do not just with a counting of numbers, how many lay, how many industry, et cetera, but also the ability of all of those people when they meet around a table to be able to come together to fulfil the common purposes of the regulatory body.

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