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© Parliamentary Copyright 2004

Return to an Address of the Honourable the House of Commoms
dated 28th January 2004
for the

Report
of
the Inquiry into the Circumstances
Surrounding the Death of Dr David Kelly C.M.G.

by
Lord Hutton


CONTENTS

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Issues relating to the decisions and actions taken by the Government after Dr Kelly informed his line manager in the MoD that he had spoken to Mr Gilligan on 22 May 2003

Did the Government behave in a way which was dishonourable or underhand or duplicitous in revealing Dr Kelly's name to the media, therefore subjecting him to the pressure and stress which were bound to arise from being placed in the media spotlight?

The evidence of Ms Pamela Teare, the Director of News at the MOD, on 18 August 2003

The evidence of Mr Jonathan Powell, the Chief of Staff at 10 Downing Street, on 18 August 2003

The evidence of Sir David Manning, formerly Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister and Head of the Overseas and Defence Secretariat in the Cabinet Office, on 18 August 2003

The evidence of Mr Alastair Campbell, formerly the Prime Minister's Director of Communications and Strategy, on 19 August 2003

The evidence of Sir Kevin Tebbit, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, on 20 August 2003

The evidence of Mr Thomas Kelly, one of the Prime Minister's official spokesmen, on 20 August 2003

The evidence of Sir David Omand, the Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator in the Cabinet Office, on 26 August 2003

The evidence of the Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon MP, the Secretary of State for Defence, on 27 August 2003

The evidence of the Rt Hon Tony Blair MP, the Prime Minister, on 28 August 2003

The evidence of Mr Richard Taylor, the special adviser to the Secretary of State for Defence, on 4 September 2003

The evidence of Ms Pamela Teare on 18 September 2003

The evidence of the Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon MP, on 22 September 2003

The evidence of Mr Alastair Campbell on 22 September 2003

The evidence of Mr Thomas Kelly on 23 September 2003

The evidence of Sir Kevin Tebbit, 13 October 2003

Consideration of the issue whether the Government behaved in a way which was dishonourable or underhand or duplicitous in revealing Dr Kelly's name to the media

Consideration of the evidence of the Prime Minister and Sir Kevin Tebbit

Consideration of the evidence of the Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon MP

Conclusion on the issue whether the Government behaved in a way which was dishonourable or underhand or duplicitous in revealing Dr Kelly's name to the media

Consideration of the issue whether the Government failed to take proper steps to help and protect Dr Kelly in the difficult position in which he found himself

Conclusion on the issue whether the Government failed to take proper steps to help and protect Dr Kelly in the difficult position in which he found himself

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13


APPENDICES

Appendix 1 - Names of counsel and solicitors appearing for parties represented at the Inquiry

Appendix 2 - Transcript of BBC 10pm news broadcast on 29 May

Appendix 3 - Transcript of telephone conversation between Ms Susan Watts and Dr Kelly on 30 May 2003

Appendix 4 - Contingent press lines prepared by the Ministry of Defence on 4 July

Appendix 5 - Drafts of the Question and Answer materials prepared between 4-8 July

Appendix 6 - Handwritten notes of a meeting on 14 July

Appendix 7 - Draft dossier of 20 June 2002

Appendix 8 - Memorandum - Mr Alastair Campbell to Mr John Scarlett of 9 December

Appendix 9 - Draft dossier 10/11 September

Appendix 10 - Draft dossier 16 September

Appendix 11 - Draft dossier of 19 September

Appendix 12 - Draft dossier of 20 September

Appendix 13 - E-mails between officials in 10 Downing Street and officials in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Appendix 14 - Correspondence between the Government and the BBC from 29 May to 27 June

Appendix 15 - Transcript of Alastair Campbell's interview with Jon Snow, Channel 4 News on 27 June

Appendix 16 - Correspondence between 29 June and 10 July 2003

Appendix 17 - Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd [2001] 2 AC 127

Appendix 18 - Correspondence between Dr Brian Jones and the Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence



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