Chilcot 2.0? Another Iraq War Inquiry Could Be Launched If New Facts Emerge, Say MPs

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‘If new evidence comes to light on the legality of the 2003 war in Iraq it could be used to justify a further inquiry into the conflict, according to an influential parliamentary committee.

Members of the Public Administration Committee said on Wednesday that the 2016 Chilcot Inquiry had failed to “provide closure” on the war which had left an “indelible scar” on UK politics.

In a new assessment of the 2-million-word report by Sir John Chilcot and his panel, the committee made a number of recommendations.

These include looking at ways the six year investigation could have been sped up, how the “culture of challenge” in government could be improved and how the National Security Council (NSC) could be given more powers.’

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