Put that the payments to the detainees had been referred to as settlements but in the Prime Minister’s statement in July, the Prime Minister had said that the Government would pay compensation where appropriate and asked if the legal position on this had changed, the PMS said that this was a settlement because the Government was not accepting culpability. The PMS added that the Prime Minister had set out a position in July, since then we had entered a process which had now completed and that this was a settlement.
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