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You've already touched on this, but your statement goes on to say:

"Even markets the size of the UK may not in future be able to support the range of competing local or national news brands that have been available to date."

May I ask you this question: leaving aside the issue of subsidy, can these market pressures be overcome by restricting concentration through limits on ownership or is it simply that the available consumer revenues will not support the level of diversity that we have now?

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