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It's not been as effective as we hoped, and can I try and explain why that is?

We thought that, for example -- everybody talks about the nationals. The regionals are just as important, I think, to the whole of the dispute with which his Lordship is concerned.

The regional newspapers were hugely enthusiastic when we launched the ER scheme. But they met with opposition by claimants. What's the basis for that opposition? I don't quite understand what the basis can be, because it must be in the interests of most claimants to go down the ER route, or whatever other route.

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