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Mm. I think by declaring political interests, what I had in mind was something like a declaration that this newspaper is going to support this party, if it is, and these sorts of things. I mean, newspapers often do that anyway, but -- but that was the sort of thing -- I'm not sure whether there's a sharp distinction here between financial and political interests. I certainly felt the code could do a lot more to require declarations of financial interests. I was quite surprised that section 13(2) only required journalists to declare financial interests to their editors and not even to readers, if you're -- I think there's something there which says that.

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