31st May 09:43
Hutton Inquiry Week One
(website) Hutton Inquiry
(website) Guardian(UK): Hutton Inquiry Do***ents
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): Hutton inquiry: week two preview
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): Week one: the essential briefing
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): Journalism in the dock at inquiry
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): Email kept from BBC board
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): Campbell to deny role in the naming of Kelly - Key Blair aide will blame Hoon
2003/08/17: Guardian(UK): The lightning conductor
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Anthony Scrivener: Of politics and process
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Max Hastings: Of cads and bounders
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): David Davis: Don't just blame Alastair Campbell. These lies start at the
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Phillip Knightley: Of secrets and spies
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): The week ahead: Hoon expects to have to 'fall on his sword' over exposure
of Dr Kelly
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Week one: the key players and what they said
The dramatic opening days of the inquiry revealed tensions within the BBC, flaws in its reporting - and
a sustained campaign of pressure on Dr Kelly by the Ministry of Defence in the final weeks of his life
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): New evidence shows crucial dossier changes
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Step by step, piece by piece, the ugly truth reveals itself
As the three estates - the law, the press and the mandarins - gathered to give evidence, a story
emerged that will shake the establishment to the core.
2003/08/17: Independent(UK): Revealed: last-minute changes to Iraq dossier
2003/08/16: BBC: [UK Press Review] Papers focus on Hutton inquiry
2003/08/16: AntiWar: How Labour has subverted British Intelligence
Nigel West says that the lesson of the Hutton inquiry is that the government is using the intelligence
services for political purposes, and that this Soviet approach is making us a less secure people
2003/08/16: WSWS: Britain: Hutton Inquiry hears damning evidence against government
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): Whitehall jargon - A guide to some of the inquiry's more opaque vocabulary
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): Reputations saved or shattered? How the main players have fared
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): The contradictions of the man in question
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): A complex character caught in a storm - High standing as arms expert the only
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): Beyond doubt: facts amid the fiction
2003/08/16: Guardian(UK): 45-minute claim on Iraq was hearsay
2003/08/16: Independent(UK): Intelligence chief 'winced' over 45-minute claim
2003/08/16: Independent(UK): Blair's 'kitchen cabinet' prepares for rare dose of public scrutiny
2003/08/16: Independent(UK): No one escaped unscathed in week of dramatic twists and turns
2003/08/15: BBC: Campbell poised for Hutton questions
2003/08/15: BBC: At-a-glance: Inquiry's first week
2003/08/14: Mirror(UK): How Hoon Ordered Kelly To Face MPs
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Hutton inquiry - Day 4: In summary
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Cast of characters - Who was who in the government debate over making weapons
expert's name public
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): BBC pays for Watts' lawyers
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Dossier was strengthened and weakened
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Panicking bosses hounded Kelly
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): How trail of evidence reached No 10 - Kelly was grilled on Downing Street
orders as civil servants hunted down BBC's source
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Inquiry puts embarrassing Whitehall papers on a fast track to scrutiny
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): Kelly panic led Blair to intervene - Hoon overruled top civil servant
2003/08/15: Guardian(UK): This inquiry is missing the point - What should matter is not the BBC but the
question of WMDs
2003/08/15: Independent(UK): Intelligence chief called for 'security-style' grilling
2003/08/15: Independent(UK): Foreign Office official knew of Kelly rumours
2003/08/15: Independent(UK): Dr Kelly 'stressed and nervous' over furore
2003/08/15: Independent(UK): MoD reveals pressure on Dr Kelly in the weeks, days and hours before his
2003/08/15: Independent(UK): How the political establishment hounded Dr Kelly to the end
Hutton inquiry hears how the Prime Minister became involved amid frantic efforts to uncover source of
BBC reports on 'dodgy dossier'
2003/08/14: BBC: Hoon 'ordered Kelly to face MPs'
Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon over-ruled his most senior civil servant to order Dr David Kelly to appear
before MPs investigating the Iraq weapons row, the Hutton inquiry has heard.
2003/08/13: BBC: Inquiry hears BBC's Kelly tape
2003/08/14: BBC: Ministers' Kelly role under scrutiny
2003/08/14: BBC: [UK Press Review] Papers mark Hutton Inquiry drama
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Hutton seeks certainty in a world of wobbly truths - What journalist would
survive the harsh glare of the courtroom?
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Sambrook 'struck by similarities' between two Kelly stories
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Hutton Inquiry: Day 3: In summary
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): 'A statement popped up and was seized on'
BBC journalist's recording shows Kelly's unease over 45 minute claim but declining to name Campbell
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Scientist believed government used spin to boost case for war - Whitehall
'deaf' to advice that Iraqi threat was limited
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Do***ent treasure trove reveals key clues
Critical differences between early and final drafts of dossier are laid bare as daily release of papers
establishes fuller picture
Do***ents released to the Hutton inquiry appear to confirm the BBC reporter Andrew Gilligan's central
claim that the controversial arms dossier was "***ed up".
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): 'Misguided and false' - reporter's verdict on BBC - Newsnight journalist
stuns Hutton inquiry by turning on bosses
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): Kelly: No 10 exaggerated the case for war
2003/08/14: Guardian(UK): 'Campbell is on the run or bonkers'
2003/08/14: Independent(UK): 'Newsnight' reporter reveals the extent of strife at BBC
2003/08/14: Independent(UK): Campbell made many complaints to BBC
2003/08/14: Independent(UK): BBC news chief 'surprised by row'
2003/08/14: Independent(UK): Kelly told third reporter: 'No 10 spin came into play'
2003/08/14: Independent(UK): BBC reporter accuses bosses of 'pressurising' her over Kelly
2003/08/13: BBC: [European Press Review] Heatwave & Hutton Inquiry
2003/08/13: BBC: BBC role under Hutton spotlight
2003/08/13: BBC: [UK Press Review] Papers clash over Gilligan role
2003/08/12: BBC: Hutton Inquiry: Day two: Key points
2003/08/13: BBC: Hutton Inquiry: Day three: Key points
2003/08/13: CBC: British gov't not 'wilfully dishonest': Kelly
2003/08/13: Guardian(UK): Gilligan, Kelly, Campbell: tale of flaws, evasion and spin unfolds
Second reporter treated Kelly's claim about ***ed-up dossier as a 'gossipy aside'
2003/08/13: Guardian(UK): A war fought under false pretences - The Hutton inquiry has already answered
the crucial question
If we had known in March what we know today, neither the House of Commons nor the British people would
the decision to go to war - a rather more important issue than whether or not the BBC was critical of
one of its reporters' literary style.
2003/08/13: Guardian(UK): Second BBC reporter says Kelly told her Campbell '***ed up' dossier
2003/08/12: CBC: Kelly disapproved of '***ed-up' report: BBC reporter
2003/08/13: Independent(UK): Labour MPs out to ambush Gilligan, transcript shows
2003/08/13: Independent(UK): Campbell's first meeting on dossier was five days before he admitted
hearing key claim
2003/08/13: Independent(UK): In question after question, Andrew Gilligan defended his journalism - but
admitted he had made mistakes
2003/08/13: Independent(UK): Reporter believed Kelly's disclosure was 'gossipy aside'
2003/08/13: Independent(UK): Two reporters, one story: Campbell ***ed up the dossier
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Kelly 'said government ***ed up Iraq dossier'
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Hutton: Day one: In summary
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Protests as do***ents held back
The Hutton inquiry and journalists were last night on course for a clash after officials refused to
release do***ents referred to during the first days of hearings.
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Gilligan claims reopen controversy
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Gilligan 'millstone' worried BBC
2003/08/12: Guardian(UK): Iraq dossier blow for Blair
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): 45-minute claim 'was not made by Campbell'
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): Gilligan: Campbell 'wanted extra information for Iraq dossier'
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): Murky world of intelligence laid bare in the public gaze
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): First witnesses give evidence in the search for truth about Kelly's death
- Senior intelligence officers expressed dossier doubts
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): The dossier is damned again
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): Bullish BBC pores over notes to ensure story is watertight
2003/08/12: Independent(UK): Let us show the full picture
Despite its far-reaching political significance, you won't be able to watch the Hutton inquiry on
television. Mark Wood, chief executive of ITN, argues that the public is being sold short
2003/08/12: BBC: Gilligan stands by Iraq dossier report
A claim that a dossier on Iraq's weapons was "***ed up" on the orders of Downing Street was not denied
by two senior government contacts, BBC reporter Andrew Gilligan has told the inquiry into David Kelly's
2003/08/12: BBC: [UK Press Review] Hutton inquiry divides the papers
2003/08/11: BBC: MoD officials 'worried over dossier wording'
2003/08/12: BBC: Hutton Inquiry - Key points at-a-glance
2003/08/11: WSWS: Britain: the political issues underlying the Hutton Inquiry
2003/08/11: CBC: David Kelly inquiry opens in Britain
2003/08/11: Independent(UK): A call to arms, a troubled scientist and the unravelling of a mysterious
2003/08/11: Independent(UK): Kelly inquiry: The case against No 10
2003/08/10: BBC: Blair 'must apologise for Kelly smear'
Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith has said Tony Blair must apologise for comments made by his spokesman
about dead weapons expert Dr David Kelly.
2003/08/10: Observer(UK): Two months that will settle Blair's fate.
The David Kelly inquiry that begins tomorrow has to unravel opposing claims by Whitehall and BBC
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): [Labour MP] Peter Kilfoyle: Evasion and duplicity are now New Labour's
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): Slowly teasing out the truth in Courtroom 73
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): BBC staff and intelligence officials will be first to appear
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): 'Walter Mitty' spokesman waits for PM's return to learn his fate
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): Blair must apologise for Kelly slur, says Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): So who stands to gain from the smearing of Dr Kelly?
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): The diplomat, the forgery and the suspect case for war
In an exclusive interview with Raymond Whitaker, Wissam al-Zahawie reveals the extraordinary chain of
events that put him in the frame as a trigger for the war on Iraq
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): The Niger timebomb
This is the Iraqi diplomat Britain accuses of trying to buy uranium for Saddam. If what he has told us
is true, his evidence will blow apart one of Mr Blair's main justifications for war
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): Blair 'intervened in hardening up dossier on Iraq'
2003/08/10: Independent(UK): 'Niger was an ideal choice. We cannot defend ourselves easily'
2003/08/09: Independent(UK): Hutton's early witnesses likely to embarrass No 10
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