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Comments From The Former Head Of The Jic On The Justification For War On Iraq

EDM number 1574 in 2002-03, proposed by Lynne Jones on 10/07/2003.

That this House notes the comments of Rodric Braithwaite, former head of the Joint Intelligence Committee, in a letter published in the 10th July edition of the Financial Times that 'fishmongers sell fish; warmongers sell war' and although 'the Prime Minister surely acted in good faith, it does look as though he seriously oversold his wares'; further notes Mr Braithwaite's assessment that 'the incentives for terrorists to attack us have probably been increased'; and calls for an independent inquiry into the way the Government sold its case for war to Parliament and to the public and the lessons to be learned from this.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Lynne Jones10/07/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourProposed
Harry Cohen14/07/2003Leyton & WansteadLabourSigned
Michael Clapham15/07/2003Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Annabelle Ewing15/07/2003PerthScottish National PartySigned
Alan Simpson16/07/2003Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson16/07/2003Hampstead & HighgateLabourSigned
Nigel Jones16/07/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Ronnie Campbell16/07/2003Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn16/07/2003Islington NorthLabourSigned
Harold Best16/07/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Simon Thomas16/07/2003CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Paul Tyler17/07/2003North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins08/09/2003Luton NorthLabourSigned
Adam Price15/09/2003Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned

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