- Carne Ross told if he discussed Dr Kelly in testimony, he would be silenced
- He intended to say a few words about him as a tribute which he had submitted earlier
A former British diplomat has revealed he was ‘warned’ by the senior civil servant running the Iraq Inquiry not to mention the late biological weapons expert Dr David Kelly when giving evidence.
Carne Ross, the UK’s Iraq expert at the UN Security Council between 1998 and 2002, said he was told by the ‘very aggressive’ official that if he discussed Dr Kelly during his testimony, he would be silenced….
When government officials are told to not talk about certain Matters, then information is withheld from the Public. How can the Public make an informed decision without all the Facts?