Mandarin brings NI experience to Iraq inquiry

The Stalker affair, “shoot to kill”, Drumcree leaks, the Castlereagh raid, Sir John Chilcott probably knows more about both sides in the “dirty war” than anyone else alive. As head of the closed inquiry into the Iraq war he know all questions, but will he bother to ask them?

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London