Chilcot Inquiry report has been released

Sir John Chilcot released his long-awaited and much delayed report into the Iraq War.

Thirteen soldiers from the North East died in the conflict. Their families have played a role in pushing for the inquiry and its conclusions to be released in the report.

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Watch: Chilcot report findings

Bereaved families from the North East have been digesting the publication of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war, seven years after the inquiry began.

The report runs to more than 6000 pages and delivers a scathing verdict on the justification of the war, with former Prime Minister and Sedgefield MP Tony Blair bearing the brunt of the criticism.

Watch the report from our Correspondent Frances Read:

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