Iraq inquiry 'to be published as soon possible'

The government says it is "doing everything it can" to ensure the Chilcot Inquiry is able to publish its long-awaited report into the Iraq report quickly, after a deal was finally reached to disclose the "gists" of conversations between George W Bush and Tony Blair.

Resolving this issue has taken longer than originally hoped but these are sensitive issues [...]

The Government and the Inquiry are working to ensure the Inquiry's report is published as soon as possible and the Government is doing everything it can to facilitate that.

– Cabinet Office spokesperson

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Mother of dead soldier 'sickened' by Chilcot decision

The mother of a 19-year-old soldier killed in Iraq says she feels "sickened" by the decision to publish partial extracts of exchanges between Tony Blair and George Bush in the run-up to the Iraq war. Rose Gentle's son Gordon was killed in June 2004.