The Big Question: What are the precedents for holding an inquiry into the war? – The Independent

Posted June 12th, 2007 in Iraq, news, war by sally

“The Conservatives called a debate in the House of Commons yesterday to demand an inquiry into the Iraq war. They did not specify when the inquiry should take place; but they wanted MPs to agree in principle to hold one, pointing to the precedent set after the Falklands War, 25 years ago. William Hague, speaking for the Conservatives, claimed that an inquiry was ‘essential to restoring public trust and confidence in the Government’.”

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The Independent, 12th June 2007