On 24 September 2002 the British Labour government issued a dossier on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. This included the statement that Saddam Hussein's military planning allowed for some of those weapons to be ready within 45 minutes of an order to use them. On 29 May 2003, a BBC reporter announced that he had been told by one of the senior officials in charge of drawing up the September dossier that the government probably knew the 45-minute figure was wrong even before it decided to put it in and that Downing Street ...

The Hutton Inquiry 2003, Tim Coates Books, London

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