Lords debate: Iraq invasion

16 June 2009

Lord Fowler (Conservative) will call attention to the Iraq invasion and lessons for the future, in a debate this Thursday, 18 June, in the House of Lords.

Lord Malloch-Brown will speak on behalf of the Government.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Addington (Liberal Democrat); spokesperson for Defence
  • Lord Steyn (Crossbench): retired Law Lord
  • Lord Butler of Brockwell (Crossbench); Chaired inquiry into the use of intelligence in the lead up to the Iraq War, author of inquiry report known as Butler Report
  • Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (Liberal Democrat); Chair of the Delegation for Iraq in the European Parliament
  • Lord Ramsbotham (Crossbench); military background
  • Lord Thomas of Gresford (Liberal Democrat); Ministry of Justice and Shadow Attorney General
  • Lord Lee of Trafford (Liberal Democrat); spokesperson for Defence
  • Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Lord Malloch-Brown (Labour); Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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