Analysis: what next after High Court ruling on BAE? – The Times

Posted April 11th, 2008 in attorney general, corruption, Saudi Arabia, special report by sally

“When Tony Blair, as Prime Minister, approached the Attorney-General, Lord Goldsmith, QC, to argue the case for the dropping of the corruption investigation into the BAE arms deal, he insisted that it was a matter ultimately for the Government’s chief law officer. But — justifying his approach — Mr Blair said that this was the ‘clearest case for intervention in the public interest he had seen’.”

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The Times, 10th April 2008