Ref NoMRD0597
Alt Ref NoMRD0597
Artist or CreatorMartin Rowson
Title or CaptionAnd when did you last see your timetable for publication?
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date05 Feb 2015
Embedded text or transcriptClatter Clatter!!
Sir John Chilcot
Person DepictedBush; George Walker (1946-)
Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) (1953-)
Chilcot; John (1939-); Sir
Implied textArt: "When did you last see your father?" (1878) by William Frederick Yeames
NotesNews: "The Chilcot inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq has led to an unprecedented dispute in Whitehall over the disclosure of sensitive and highly classified documents. The question now is how strenuously those criticised in the inquiry's draft report - almost certainly including Tony Blair, Jack Straw, and the former head of MI6, Sir Richard Dearlove, among many others - will object, leading to further delays. However, after more than a year of heated exchanges, the inquiry has succeeded in breaking a longstanding convention that reports of conversations between a British prime minister and a foreign leader - in this case, Tony Blair and George Bush - can be published. This became clear as Sir John Chilcot was questioned for more than an hour by the Commons foreign affairs committee. Chilcot did not apologise for the delay in producing his report. ... " Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian
SubjectsReports and inquiries
Iraq War 2003
ex-prime ministers
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