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Iraq Committee of Inquiry

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL1083, tabled on 19 July 2017

Her Majesty's Government what lessons they have learned from the duration and cost of the Chilcot Inquiry.

Answered on

6 September 2017

A number of lessons about inquiry processes were learned from the Iraq Inquiry, and government has absorbed these so that future inquiries can benefit from the experience. Government has received the report of Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Iraq Inquiry, and will be responding in due course, setting out the lessons learned.

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Cabinet Office