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Iraq Conflict: Legal Opinion

Volume 470: debated on Monday 7 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 3 December 2007, Official Report, column 840W, on Iraq conflict: legal opinion, whether such advice was commissioned using resources from the public purse. (172004)

No private legal advice was sought prior to the invasion of Iraq by any of the then armed forces Chiefs of Staff.