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Iraq Inquiry

Asked whether an inquiry into the Iraq war was likely, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Prime Minister had set out our position succinctly during the debate when he said that this was a matter that we would consider once our troops had come home. We were not at that position at the moment and therefore it was not right to open the question now.

Asked whether the Prime Minister had meant when all troops were home or when the bulk of the troops had returned, the PMS said it would not be when we had a significant number of troops engaged in operations in Iraq and added that he would not get into what the threshold might be.

Asked if he agreed that the Prime Minister had left this slightly up in the air, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister had made our position clear.

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1 Comment »

  1. why do we have to wait ?
    So as long as one British Soldier is based outside the UK then we can’t have an eqnuiry.

    Comment by Adrian Peirson — 13 Jan 2009 on 1:12 am | Link

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