By Zoe Streatfield in Britain:
Blair petition passes 10,000 signatures
Tuesday 26th July 2016
Milestone means government must respond
A PETITION calling for MPs to hold Tony Blair to account for misleading the public in the run-up to the Iraq war reached a significant milestone yesterday.
The online parliamentary petition now has over 10,000 signatories, which means the government will have to make an official reply.
Stop the War vice-chair Chris Nineham told the Star that it was “no surprise” that people had already signed in such numbers.
Mr Nineham said: “The act of lying to take us into the Iraq war, more than any, other embodies the contempt for democracy that plagues our politics.”
He said it was “essential” that Mr Blair “faces some…
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