Tony Blair may face war crimes charges arising from the findings of a public inquiry into the role Britain played in the 2003 Iraq war, the House of Lords has been informed.
Lord Dykes of Harrow Weald, a Liberal Democrat peer, claimed the publication of the long-awaited findings of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war had been delayed to drag out the anguish of the ex-Labour Prime Minister.
Speaking in the House of Lords on Tuesday, Dykes said the continued delay of Chilcot’s report was an“utter and total disgrace.”
“More and more people think it is some kind of attempt to prolong the agony for Mr Blair facing possible war crimes charges,” he added.
At one time, Blair was one of Britain’s most popular prime ministers. But in the wake of damning allegations stemming from…
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