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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Fred Michel (News Corporation) (these are all 
messages stored on JH's mobile phone) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period before JH took responsibility for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


±0/ J-U/J.U 

11.19 


CM / IU 

rIVl / Jn 


ni can you attenu riuperi s lecture ana amner on i nursuayr 
James and Rupert would be very keen to welcome you. fred 


18/10/10 


JH/FM 


Yes but have to leave 7.45 


18/10/10 


FM/JH 


Great 


27/10/10 

J.O.OU 


FM/JH 


Today Sky cycling team has recruited a new member 

f^allorl !aram\r hiintlll Irifrarlihlo 
LallcU...Jcrciliy MUNI!!! iriLlcUIUIc 


27/10/10 

1 Q 1 3 


JH/FM 


He will WIN! 


27/10/10 
20.05 


FM/JH 


You should meet him :) 


Z/11/1U 

09.25 


CM / III 

rM / Jn 


just sent Auam our uigitai numuers 


Q/i i /in 
15.20 


CM / IU 

rlvl / Jn 


ni aauuy ! i»an you meet James at tomorrow morning tot a eaten - 
up? Would be good. Even early morning. Fred 


Q/11 /in 

15.20 


IU / CM 

Jn / rM 


\A/ill -acls n r~-*\\ 

win asK o can 


19.25 


CM / IU 

rlvl / jn 


James ana i win see you ivionuay at o.^to 


12/11/10 
19.25 


JH/FM 


Great 


12/11/10 
19.25 


FM/JH 


Bon weekend 


16/11/10 
15:49 


FM/JH 


Thanks for the call with James today. Greatly appreciated. Will 
work with Adam to make sure we can send you helpful 
arguments. Warm regards. Fred 


16/11/10 
15:49 


JH/FM 


Pleasure 


2/12/10 
22.15 


FM/JH 


Shame about the world cup. Great campaign. See you at your 
speech Monday. Fred 


3/12/10 
05.12 


JH/FM 


Thanks fred nothing u won't like! 


Period during which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


24/12/10 
16.21 


FM/JH 


Hi. James has asked me to be the point of contact with you and 
Adam throughout the process on his behalf. Glad Jon Zeff is in 
charge of dossier. Have a great Christmas with baby ! Speak soon. 
Fred 


24/12/10 
18.47 


JH/FM 


Thanks Fred. All contact with me now needs to be through official 
channels until decision made. Hope Daddy has a lovely Xmas! 
Jeremy 


24/12/10 
19.02 


FM/JH 


You too mon ami! Fred 


20/1/11 


FM/JH 


Great to see you today. We should get little 



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20.53 




together in the future to socialise! Nearly born the same day at 
the same place! Warm regards. Fred 


20/1/11 
23.44 


JH/FM 


Good to see u too. Hope u understand why we have to have the 
long process. Let's meet up when things are resolved J. 


21/1/11 
06.57 


FM/JH 


We do and will do our very best to be constructive and helpful 
throughout. You were very impressive yesterday. And yes let's 
meet up when it's all done. Warmest regards fred 


3/3/11 
17.42 


FM/JH 


You were great at the Commons today. Hope all well. Warm 
regards, Fred 


3/3/11 
17.42 


JH/FM 


Merci large drink tonight! 


3/3/11 
17.42 


FM/JH 


Me too! Taking wife out for dinner! 


13/3/11 
10.10 


FM/JH 


Very good on Marr. As always! Fred 


13/3/11 
10.10 


JH/FM 


Merci hopefully when consultation over we can have a coffee like 
the old days! 


13/3/11 
10.10 


FM/JH 


That would be nice! 


3/7/11 
15.45 


FM/JH 


Come on Nadal !! We should get together to celebrate the one 
year baby birthdays! Hope all well. Warm regards, Fred 


3/7/11 
16.03 


JH/FM 


Agree he MUST win ! Let's do that when all over 


20/7/11 


FM/JH 


Agree with what you said on BBC this morning. Hope all is well. 
Fred 


20/7/11 
08.03 


JH/FM 


Thanks Fred 


Period post-News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


Zip 111 
08.50 


FM/JH 


Dear Jeremy, 1 hope you have a great Summer break. 1 wish we 
had had better news to celebrate in July but events became too 
overwhelming and grave for Nl. 1 never had a more horrendous 4 
weeks! News Corp is still determined to continue its good work 
for the media market across the world. Hope to see you soon, 
warmest regards, Fred. 


zip 111 
17.42 


JH/FM 


Dear Fred it has been the most challenging time for all of us. 
Thank goodness we have children to remind us what really 
matters! Would be great to catch up when the dust has settled 
Jeremy 


31/7/11 
19.27 


FM/JH 


Thank you Jeremy. You are so right! As ever, Fred 



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All SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Adam Smith (special adviser) related to News 
Corporation / BSkyB bid. (These are all messages stored on either JH or AS' mobile phones) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


19/1/11 
17.21 


AS/JH 


Darling referred itv sky to the cc in may 2007. 


19/1/11 
17.21 


JH/AS 


Thx 


19/1/11 
17.21 


AS/JH 


And it was darling that ofcom reported to as well. 


19/1/11 
17.21 


JH/AS 


Great 


25/2/11 
10.04 


AS/JH 


Looking like start of next week before we get reports rather than 
today. 


25/2/11 
10.04 


JH/AS 


Ok thx 


1/3/11 
18.28 


AS/JH 


Reports expected at some point tonight. Looks like a proper 
update tomorrow morning once we've read them. 


1/3/11 
19.10 


JH/AS 


Ok great please let me know when they arrive 


4/3/11 
23.17 


JH/AS 


Happy Birthday!! Press not too bad today, 1 was called everything 
from a vicar to contestant on Ski Sunday :-) thanks anyway for ur 
utterly outstanding help. Have a great weekend 


29/6/11 
19.39 


AS/JH 


Were you happy with news Corp docs. 


29/6/11 
19.39 


JH/AS 


Yup 


30/6/11 
15.53 


AS/JH 


Chap from Enders analysis just told BBC that this was the only 
logical outcome. And thatcompetiton commission wouldn't have 
done anything different. Nice third party endorsement. 


30/6/11 
15.53 


JH/AS 


Nice! 


5/7/11 
12.05 


AS/JH 


Vince was fine. Stuck completely to the line. Sue concerned we 
don't stick up for news so thinks sticking to need for police inquiry 
to finish is strongest line. 


5/7/11 
15.48 


AS/JH 


You should be at the debate even if not leading it. Can't get hold 
of home office 


5/7/11 
16.15 


JH/AS 


Agree 


6/7/11 
11.38 


AS/JH 


Pm announcing an inquiry after police investigations at pmqs. 


6/7/11 
11.38 


JH/AS 


Good news 1 think 


8/7/11 
08.50 


AS/JH 


Has anyone let you know what pm is going to say? 


8/7/11 
08.50 


JH/AS 


No 


8/7/11 


AS/JH 


PCC has failed. Needs reform. Must be independent of press and 



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09.17 




government. Inquiry will look at how to reform it. 


11/7/11 
18.00 


AS/JH 


Well done! Took one for the team there and handled it really 
well. Do you still want to go ahead with the briefing at 7pm? 


11/7/11 
18.00 


JH/AS 


Been cancelled thx for ur help. Not sure how good 1 was but felt 
ok at Despatch Box! Any news on broadband? 


11/7/11 
18.00 


AS/JH 


You did exacty what was needed. Fought back when they got 
political but were calm and considered otherwise. View from 
journos seems to be you were dumped on by no 10! Give me a 
call on broadband when you are free. 


11/7/11 
19.58 


AS/JH 


Brilliant sketch by grimson on telegraph online 


11/7/11 
19.58 


JH/AS 


Love it! 


12/7/11 
19.11 


AS/JH 


Some lib dems including don may sign labours motion tomorrow. 
Can't see that technically making a difference but wanted to flag 
it. 


12/7/11 
19.39 


JH/AS 


Thx 


13/7/11 
13.35 


JH/AS 


Has letter gone to cc? 


13/7/11 
13.35 


AS/JH 


It's about to. 


13/7/11 
14.14 


AS/JH 


News Corp withdrawing their bid according to sky news. 


13/7/11 
17.41 


JH/AS 


Can u text me what Dacre said Brown changed and when? 


13/7/11 
17.41 


JH/AS 


Urgently! 


13/7/11 
17.41 


AS/JH 


According to a Paul dacre speech brown changed the criminal 
justice and immigration bill at his request so that journalists 
wouldn't be imprisoned for stealing peoples private information. 
Would love to know what brown says about this! 


13/7/11 
17.41 


AS/JH 


Emailed you as it's long 


13/7/11 
17.41 


AS/JH 


2008 society of editors speech The fourth issue we raised with 
Gordon Brown was a truly frightening amendment to the Data 
Protection Act, winding its way through Parliament, under which 
journalists faced being jailed for two years for illicitly obtaining 
personal information such as exdirectory telephone numbers or 
an individual's gas bills or medical records. This legislation would 
have made Britain the only country in the free world to jail 
journalists and could have had a considerable chilling effect on 
good journalism. The Prime Minister - 1 don't think it is breaking 
confidences to reveal - was hugely sympathetic to the industry's 
case and promised to do what he could to help. Over the coming 
months and battles ahead, Mr Brown was totally true to his word. 
Whatever our individual newspapers' views are of the Prime 
Minister - and the Mail is pretty tough on him - we should, as an 
industry, acknowledge that, to date, he has been a great friend of 
press freedom." 



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15/7/11 
10.01 


AS/JH 


Rebecca brooks has resigned. 


15/7/11 
10.01 


JH/AS 


About bloody time! 


18/7/11 
13.57 


JH/AS 


Cld u draft note for me to send to PM with options for him to 
announce on Wed? Thx 


18/7/11 
13.57 


AS/JH 


On media plurality and cross media stuff? 


18/7/11 
14.18 


JH/AS 


Yes 


19/7/11 
09.16 


AS/JH 


Good Jonathan Powell article in guardian today. As well as 
confirming what he put in his book he raises an interesting point 
about the web. We need to be careful that any new press 
regulatory system isn't instanty made irrelevant if a paper goes 
online only. 


19/7/11 
15.01 


AS/JH 


Who runs this company? 


20/7/11 
13.13 


AS/JH 


If this keeps up it looks like you'll need the partisan speech! On 
the bskyb meetings seems the most sensible answer is that labour 
are missing point. The decision was for you alone. Also worth 
getting our mps to ask miliband whether he discussed the bid 
with either news Corp or any other media companies. 


20/7/11 
15.21 


AS/JH 






20/7/11 
17.19 


AS/JH 


Sure you are on to this but 1 think a short robust section about 
pm's discussions on bskyb are irrelevant. Your decision alone. This 
is what quite a few articles are focusing on. 


20/7/11 
19.03 


AS/JH 


Milibands meeting with brooks was just before he became leader. 
That's their excuse for not publishing it. 


20/7/11 
19.03 


AS/JH 


Well done! That should have cheered everyone up. 


20/7/11 
19.03 


JH/AS 


Think pm approved! 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Paul Oldfield (Private Secretary) (NB these are all 
messages stored on JH or PO's mobile phones) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


10/7/11 
12.28 


PO/JH 


No 10 asking for outline options paper on delay, fit and proper, 
and anther can now trust UlLs. Jon Z currently writing and No 10 
happy to then take our considered conclusion tomorrow after 
mtg with counsel etc but want to understand the issue this 
afternoon. Do you want sight of that paper before it goes? 


10/7/11 
12.28 


JH/PO 


Yes 


13/7/11 
13.16 


JH/PO 


Has letter to cc gone yet 


13/7/11 
13.16 


JH/PO 


Can we have DCMS official in box during debate to advise on any 
issues of competition law? 


13/7/11 
13.39 


PO/JH 


Legal tor gone to cc. We're just sending the letter with your 
proposed changes using your e-sig as we speak. Happy for us to 
do that? 


13/7/11 
13.39 


JH/PO 


Yes 


13/7/11 
13.39 


PO/JH 


We'll also do sane for avaaz, Ivan Lewis, News Corp and Sky 
letters this afternoon. Already issues letters on your behalf 
consulting Das on public inquiry terms of reference 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Craig Oliver (NolO) (NB these are all the messages 
stored on JH's mobile phone) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


3/3/11 
08.11 


CO/JH 


Hi Jeremy, One thought which I'm sure you are onto. View 
emerging that Murdoch will pull a fast one on selling Sky News - 
needs assurances that won't happen. C 


3/3/11 
08.11 


JH/CO 


Thanks think our agreement will address those concerns and will 
feed out 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Sue Beeby (special adviser) (NB these are all the 
messages stored on JH and SB's mobile phones) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


22/12/10 
20.36 


JH/SB 


Daily Tel running something on my mtg with James M at DCMS 
earlier in year. Cld u check they know 1 met all media owners etc.? 
pretty sure Sky bid not discussed 


22/12/10 
20.36 


SB/JH 


Do you know who is writing it? 


22/12/10 
21.39 


JH/SB 


Really sorry deleted msg. I'm sure we'll be fine, they hardly have 
credibility reporting this issue! 


22/12/10 
21.39 


SB/JH 


Exactly! Have spoken to the guardian too who have run the story 
and know from an foi that the meeting wasn't minuted. Just said 
you had lots of coffees with people when you first started and 
due to their nature they weren't minuted 


17/2/11 
14.17 


SB/JH 


Hi had a think about andy drink and think it might be best to wait 
till news corp process is over. He's so closely linked to them that if 
you were seen it wouldn't look great. I'm sure he would 
understand and it should only be a week or so 


17/2/11 
14.55 


JH/SB 


Ok please tell him and arrange for a few weeks time thx 


3/3/11 
11.13 


SB/JH 


1 think we should turn down ft event. There are protesters 
outside it. Shots would look awful on broadcast and time would 
be better spent speaking to newspaper editors. ' as spoken 
to them provisionally and they were fine about it 


4/3/11 
07.09 


JH/SB 


Overall papers cld have been a lot worse. 1 range from being a 
curate to being on Ski Sunday! Thank you, u were the best 1 have 
ever seen u, truly outstanding. Don't get poached by No 10! 


4/3/11 
07.09 


SB/JH 


Thank you! I'm so annoyed though. You made the right decision 
but no one will say that because of their own vested interests. 
And they talk about the power of the murdochs! 


23/6/11 
11.13 


SB/JH 


Warning! Please don't take any calls from vince over the next few 
days. Will explain all when we speak but he is trying to be very 
sneaky over news corp 


23/6/11 
16.12 


JH/SB 


Ok understood! 


9/7/11 
10.11 


SB/JH 


Obviously i don't think you would but don't think you should have 
any phone or text contact with any of the murdochs at the 
moment or indeed anyone at news corp/ news int as we will be 
asked byjournos 


9/7/11 
12.46 


JH/SB 


Agree! 



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Phone calls and SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and James Murdoch (NB these are all 
the messages stored on JH's or JRM's mobile phones) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period before JH took responsibility for News Corporation / BskyB bid 


15/11/10 


JH/JRM 


Phone call 


16/11/10 


JH/JRM 


Phone call 


21/12/10 


JH/JRM 


Phone call 


21/12/10 
12.46 


JH/JRM 


Sorry to miss ur call. Am on my mobile now Jeremy 


21/12/10 
12.52 


JRM/JH 


Have to run into next thing. Are you free anything after two 
fifteen? 1 can shuffle after this. 


21/12/10 
12.55 


JH/JRM 


How about 4? 


21/12/10 
12.56 


JRM/JH 


Done. 


21/12/10 
12.57 


JH/JRM 


Great and congrats on Brussels, just Ofcom to go! 


Pprind durina which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


03/03/11 
18.33 


JRM/JH 


Big few days. Well played. JRM 


03/03/11 
18.55 


JH/JRM 


Thanks think we got right solution! 


03/03/11 
18.55 


JH/JRM 


Thanks think wY 


04/03/11 
16.59 


JH/JRM 


Just been with the Team GB cycling team in Manchester who are 
most impressed with the personal interest you show in their 
performance! 


31/03/11 
08.59 


JH/JM 


Many congratulations on the promotion although 1 am sure u will 
really miss Ofcom in NY! Jeremy 


31/03/11 
08.59 


JM/JH 


Thanks Jeremy -- sadly 1 fear they won't see the back of me that 
easily! Hopefully we can move our other business forward soon 
so we can catch up properly, best 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Ed Richards (re News Corporation) 



Date and 

timo 
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From / To 


Message 


20/12/10 
08.25 


ER/JH 


1 have an urgent last minute request for a meeting from james 
murdoch this morning and think 1 ought to do it so will not be 
able to make the 9 30 meeting. My apologies Ed R. 


20/12/10 
08.25 


JH/ER 


No probs good luck! 


31/12/10 
17.23 


ER/JH 


Public interest test report should be with you now, bang on time. 
Happy to discuss in the new year. Best wishes, Ed 


31/12/10 
18.54 


JH/ER 


Thanks Ed will read with interest! Happy New Year Jeremy 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Ed Llewellyn (NolO) (re News Corporation) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


5/5/11 
07.21 


ill / r~ I 

JH / EL 


Newscorp decision now public. Would PM or DPM like briefing? 


5/5/11 
08.20 


CI / 1 M 

EL/ JH 


Possibly yes - will ask at our 0830. Can you speak to dpm office 
direct pse? 


3/3/11 
no 

Uo.20 


JH/EL 


Sure 


3/3/11 
1 o t r\ 

18.20 


JH/EL 


Am 1 officially allowed to talk to my boss now? :-) seriously think 
we r thru worst, broadcast fine although Mail and Tele will be 
horrible 


5/5/11 
19.21 


CI / IU 

EL / JH 


Yes you are! Well done today. Give me a call tomorrow - time we 
had a catch up 


Q/3/1 1 
J/ 11 

12.48 


■ i I / pi 

Jn / £L 


inoi a single rivin on iviuruocn - 1 aeciare victory! 


9/3/11 
12.48 


EL/JH 


Well done! 


13/7/11 
09.07 


JH/EL 


Does DC really want me to lead debate this afternoon? 1 have had 
written legal advice not to. 1 can challenge, but it seems crazy 
politically. Shall 1 come round? 


13/7/11 
09.07 


JH/EL 


Basically legal advice was only way Govt can support motion is if 1 
have nothing to do with it 


13/7/11 
09.07 


JH/EL 


Also do we want to put up one person who is unable to support 
motion? 


13/7/11 
09.07 


EL/JH 


Am talking to pm now a bout it. Have got all your good points 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and [Private Secretary) (re News 

Corporation) (NB these are all the messages stored on JH or DCs mobile phones) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


21/1/11 
13.36 




'JH 


Still aiming for announcement on Tues. News uncomfortable but 
understand. They are working over w/end to get us final UIL on 
Monday. Adam suggests we take stock on Monday after receipt 
and make final decision with lawyers etc. Think this makes sense. 
Content? 


21/1/11 
13.36 


JH/ 




Yes good plan 


24/1/11 
21.08 




'JH 


Just to say counsel have made a couple of minor changes to the 
statement. Sue is happy with them but 1 have a copy with me 
tonight if you them talked through. Everything now ready to go 
for tomorrow 



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SMS text messages between Jeremy Hunt and George Osborne (re News Corporation) (1MB these 
are all the messages stored on JH's mobile phone) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


NB. No.10 confirmed that responsibility for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid had been 
transferred to JH on the afternoon of December 21 2010, later than these text exchanges took 
place. 


21/12/10 
16.08 


JH/GO 


Cld we chat about Murdoch Sky bid? am seriously worried we are 
going to screw this up. Jeremy 


21/12/10 
16.08 


JH/GO 


Just been called by James M. His lawyers are meeting now & 
saying it calls into question legitimacy of whole process from 
beginning, 'acute bias' etc. 


21/12/10 
16.58 


GO/JH 


1 hope you like the solution! 



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SMS text messages between Jon Zeff and Fred Michel (NB these are all the messages stored on JZ's 
mobile phone) 



Date and 
time 


From / To 


Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


20/1/11 
20.50 


FM/JZ 


thanks for the call. Let's speak in the morning. Warm regards. 
Fred Michel 


2/3/11 
13.14 


JZ/FM 


Oft report will be with you shortly. Jon 


2/3/11 
13.30 


FM/JZ 


Thanks a lot. Will call you soon. 


2/3/11 
14.21 


FM/JZ 


Going through reports now and possible redacting. Will you let 
me know when the SoD [sic] has reached his decision? 


2/3/11 
14.37 


FM/JZ 


Please call me 


2/3/11 
15.18 


FM/JZ 


We are ok with Ofcom report and will only do redacting on OFT 
interim on some commercial sensitive. It will be quickly done and 
we will not prevent a possible launch tomorrow if decision is 
positive. Hope it's helpful. 


2/3/11 
16.27 


JZ/ FM 


Thanks very much. 1 think: s in touch with you re. full list of 
docs for possible publication. Jon 


2/3/11 
16.27 


FM/JZ 


We are fine with the list. 


2/3/11 
17.01 


FM/JZ 


When will we know about decision? 


2/3/11 
17.50 


JZ/FM 


Hope we'll be able to let you know later tonight but might be 
quite late. Jon 


2/3/11 
19.59 


FM/JZ 


How late likely to be? Thanks 


2/3/11 
19.59 


JZ/FM 


Can't say for certain - partly depends on when we have fully 
publishable versions of all the docs (1 know you and oft are in 
touch on that). Sorry 1 can't be more specific right now. Jon 


2/3/11 
20.17 


FM/JZ 


Thanks a lot Jon. Will try to speed things up with OFT now again 
but 1 thought all had been sorted. Will let you know from my end. 
Let's hope we have a decision tonight! 


2/3/11 
22.03 


FM/JZ 


How are we looking? 


2/3/11 
22.33 


FM/JZ 


Still discussing redacted version with OFT as they want to publish 
analysis of business plan 


3/3/11 
11.22 


FM/JZ 


We got there at the end ! 


3/3/11 
12.36 


JZ/FM 


Indeed. Thanks for your help getting the docs sorted out and look 
forward to keeping in touch. 


25/3/11 
08.54 


FM/JZ 


Jon, shall we have a catch up? Best, Fred 


26/3/11 
12.36 


FM/JZ 


Jon, we spoke with OFT - OFT/Ofcom are currently working on a 
joint list of questions on the agreements. They will send the list 
early next week. We have suggested an all hands mtg next week 
after receipt of the questions to explain and provide answers. 



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26/3/11 
13.29 


JZ/FM 


Thanks for the update. Good w/e. Jon 


13/7/11 
14.21 


JZ/FM 


Is there an official text you could send me re announcement of 
withdrawal of bid? Really grateful for any detail as soon as poss. 
Regards Jon Zeff 


13/7/11 
16.09 


FM/JZ 


Done 


13/7/11 
16.09 


JZ/FM 


Thanks very much 



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SMS text messages between Jon Zeff and Adam Smith (re News Corporation) (NB these are all the 
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Message 


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25/1/11 
20.08 


JZ/AS 


Just picked up message from will saying you wanted to spk. Do 
call if you want a word tonight. Otherwise will be around most of 
the morning. Jon 


25/1/11 
20.08 


AS/JZ 


Tomorrow is fine thanks jon. I'm seeing : and ^ ibout 


process at 0930 so if you're around then that would be great. 
Otherwise I'll give you a bell later in the morning. Cheers 


26/1/11 
20.03 


AS/JZ 


Let's chat tomorrow morning, Ed Richards seems happy now that 
he knows ofcom will be helping OFT 


26/1/11 
20.48 


JZ/AS 


Ok. Am going to Cardiff tomorrow but available on mobile. Jon 


27/1/11 
08.18 


AS/JZ 


Not sure when you are free but I'm in and able to talk whenever 
you can. 



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Message 


Period during which JH was responsible for the News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


26/1/11, 
20.46 


JZ/ER 


Am home now and happy to spk if still helpful - 1 know you've 
spoken to Adam. Am going to Cardiff tomorrow but available on 
mobile. Jon 



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Message 



Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 



10/7/11 
11.18 



PO/JZ 



Rita/Jon - Paul Oldfield here - SoS wld like a mtg on BskyB first 
thing mon morning inc ^^^^ Am confirming time with 
but wld be good if you were available in the office from 8.30. 
Jonathan and already know. Do you have a number for 

^ o I can alert him? Pis confirm recept and give me a call 
with any Qs. 



10/7/11 
11.40 



JZ/PO 



Will be around. Number I've got for 



H-.7 



10/7/11 
11.40 



10/7/11 
13.20 



PO/JZ 



PO/JZ 



Hi All - BskyB meeting with counsel confirmed for 8.30 mon 
morning in SoS office, grateful if you could all be there thanks 
for tracking down counsel! 



Jeremy would like to see the note before it goes to no 10 - probs 
best to send direct to his gmail [...] copying to me and sue and I 
can alert him to look at it 



10/7/11 
14.43 



PO/JZ 



Jon/sue /^ Conference call with I i nd Jeremy at 5 
today. No 10 switch setting up. Will patch you in. Sue -can you 
send adam's mob to I can get him to/s/c/. Thanks. Paul 



10/7/11 
14.43 



JZ/PO 



Ok thanks. Wd be good to get 



in too if poss 



10/7/11 
15.34 



JZ/PO 



Have just forwarded draft to sofs cc you and sue. Happy to 
discuss. J 



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10/7/11 
22.27 


JZ/ 


Final version can wait til tomorrow am. Thanks so much for your 
fantastic help today and see you in the morning. Jon 



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Period during which JH was responsible for News Corporation / BSkyB bid 


31/12/10 
18.23 


JZ/CW 


Did the Ofcom report arrive as planned today? Jon Z 


31/12/10 
18.23 


CW/JZ 


Hi Jon - yes, it arrived at about 5pm. Have locked it away until 
Tuesday. SoS sent copy via High Commission to read on flight 
back. 


31/12/10 
18.23 


JZ/CW 


Brilliant. Thanks and happy new year. 



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