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After 11 years, Government apology to family of Wythenshawe soldier killed in Iraq "mobile coffin"

The family of Wythenshawe soldier Pte Lee Ellis who was killed in the Iraq war has received a letter of apology from Defence Decretary Michael Fallon about the circumstances of his death. 377 more words

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Will Tony Blair Finally Stand Trial for His Part in the “Supreme International Crime”? by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Writer, Dandelion Salad
London, England
July 8, 2017

I think most people who have dealt with me, think I’m a pretty straight sort of guy, and I am.

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Blair, the Brexit saviour?

Whither Tony Blair?

I wrote a blog post last year about the former UK Prime Minister’s hint at returning to the UK political scene. Mr Blair was at pains then to say that his return to politics would be strictly behind the scenes, and not on the frontline. 1,571 more words

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Bernard Jenkin weekly: No.8

Again, this is late. Was meant to be published weeks ago. Been busy.

Week 28 November – 4 December

In a week when David Davis admitted to MPs that the UK may continue to pay the EU for access to the single market after Brexit, MPs voted down a motion accusing former Prime Minister Tony Blair of misleading Parliament over the case for war in Iraq, and an ICM poll gave the Conservatives a 16 point lead over Labour, what did Bernard Jenkin do? 404 more words

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MPs reject Tony Blair Iraq investigation

MP’s don’t want an investigation into Tony Blair – adding there are ‘lessons to learn’. Where have we heard that before?

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