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Lord Butler criticises Iraq inquiry


The former head of the Civil Service, Lord Butler, has criticised the government's plans for the Iraq war inquiry.

He told the Lords that the planned inquiry into the Iraq War serves the Government's "political interest" rather than the "national interest"


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