1990-1999 | Arms exports | Backing dictatorships | Iraq

Arms to Iraq Inquiry report published

15 February 1996 On 15 February 1996, the Arms to Iraq Inquiry, chaired by Sir Richard Scott, a senior judge, was finally published after a three year long investigation. It revealed that, despite signing up to a United Nations ban on exporting arms to either party in the Iraq-Iran war, the British government had deliberately…