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The Chilcot inquiry has taught us valuable lessons - we must learn from them

The Chilcot inquiry highlighted the striking extent to which the then prime minister, Tony Blair, was able to side-line cabinet and collective decision-making in the run up to the Iraq war. A report published today by the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC), which I chair, finds that there are still a worrying lack of safeguards in place to prevent this from happening again in the future.

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