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Thank you. Now, in terms of different types of ombudsman, this is first of all page 2, 00310 of your submission. Very often they are public sector schemes, but we're concerned with a private sector scheme. In a private sector scheme, the complaints are going to come mainly from customers, but the press and media are somewhat of a special case because they may or may not be a customer who is going to be complaining of breach of privacy or defamation, whether that may or may not be the position.

As you explain, in a press context, you'll be balancing the wider public interest against the private interests of individuals.

But can you tell us, please, about the three different ways of establishing ombudsman schemes which is under the heading "Methods of establishment"?

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