Posts Tagged “chilcot inquiry”

Brown to face Iraq inquiry soon thanks to Clegg pressure

by Stephen Tall on January 22, 2010

It’s nine days since Nick Clegg challenged Gordon Brown to volunteer to appear before Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war this side of the general election “before people decide how to vote on his record in government?” And now it seems that Nick’s pressure has paid off – the BBC reports:
Gordon Brown will […]

Daily View 2×2: 18 January 2010

by Stephen Tall on January 18, 2010

Happy Monday morning, everyone.
On this day, in 1788, Britain established a penal settlement at Botany Bay in Australia; while, in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt sent the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States to King Edward VII. Even more excitingly, it’s the birthday of AA Milne (b. 1882), Oliver ‘Laurel &’ Hardy […]

PMQs: Clegg to Brown on Chilcot Inquiry – “What have you got to hide?”

by Stephen Tall on January 13, 2010

Missed PMQs? Here’s the catch-up …
Nick Clegg pressed Gordon Brown to volunteer to appear before Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war this side of the general election “before people decide how to vote on his record in government?” The Prime Minister replied that it wasn’t a matter for him. (Odd how when […]