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Then we’re going to talk about outlook. We’re going to talk about the strategy and the progress we’re making on the strategy, which remains really relevant for us as we go through the rest of this year. We’ll give you some sense of what has been behind our thinking about where the market is going to be for the rest of this year and what we think the impact of that will be on Countrywide. Let me start, then, with — should I have a — ——————————————————————————– Jim Clarke, Countrywide plc – Group CFO  ——————————————————————————– Alison Platt, Countrywide plc – Group CEO  ——————————————————————————– On there, isn’t it? Right, okay. Let me start, then, with a summary of the highlights for us in what we think has been a really terrific first half. You will see a lot of continuing themes in this presentation for the things I’ve been talking about for almost 18 months now, in terms of the strategic imperative to build a company which grows because customers choose it more than they choose their competitors. And we’re delighted, actually, with the strong signs of that growth coming through directly from the investments that we’ve been making in strategy and creating a company which is, frankly, bigger because it is better. Perhaps our star performance in that in the first half of this year, continuing from the back end of last year actually, is the growth that we’ve seen in financial services. And I’ll say a little bit more about that shortly.
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