chilcot inquiry

  • January 5, 2015

    The government is facing calls for the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq as a matter of urgency before the general election on 7 May 2015.

  • January 26, 2011

    Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader Elfyn Llwyd has alleged a conflict of interest at the heart of the inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • January 21, 2011

    Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has implied that the UK should be ready for military action against Iran. He made the comments at the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • January 21, 2011

    It seems that if you were a member of Tony Blair's cabinet, you had to read the newspapers to find out what your own policy was. Blair was asked at the Chilcot Inquiry this morning (21 January) whether the cabinet realised in 2002 that things were progressing towards war. He replied that they must have done because, “Daily, there were stories" in the media about preparations for military action.

  • January 21, 2011

    Tony Blair has admitted he never warned George Bush that his senior legal adviser, the Attorney General, had warned that the invasion of Iraq would not be legal.

  • January 21, 2011

    Under intense questioning this morning, Tony Blair has failed to confirm that his cabinet ever made a formal decision to approve the invasion of Iraq.

  • May 10, 2010

    A network of individuals and groups, including many Christians and church groups, have written to Sir John Chilcot, urging that the Iraq Inquiry investigate the financial costs to the UK of the Iraq War.