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Chris Ames, Editor, writer, journalist

Dr Hans Blix, responsible for the IAEA inspections of the nuclear sector from 1991 to 1997 and for the UN inspections of the biological, chemical and missile sectors between 2000 and 2003

The late Dr Brian Jones, Defence Intelligence Staff 1987-2002

Dr Rod Barton, weapons inspector and member of the Iraq Survey Group

Michael Smith, journalist

Dr Christopher Lamb, freedom of information campaigner

Tony Bartlett, legal consultant

Iain Paton, RAF officer 1998-2004

Andrew Mason, researcher and web writer

Rose Gentle, mother of Gordon Gentle, killed in Iraq

Clarissa Mitchell, NGO founder trustee

Aminah Khan, freelance journalist

Richard Heller, author and journalist, and former chief of staff to Denis Healey

Stan Rosenthal, web writer

Craig Burton, web designer

The late Ken Coates, Chairman of the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation (

Dr Brian Rappert, academic

Dr Piers Robinson, academic

Anthony Miller, comic

Supporters and Partners

Dr Eric Herring, Senior Lecturer in International Politics, University of Bristol

Dr Glen Rangwala, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge University

Andrew Mackinlay, former Labour MP and member of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee

Ed Davey MP, Liberal Democrat

Jo Swinson MP, Liberal Democrat

John Baron, MP, Conservative member of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee

Bill Wilson MSP, Scottish National Party

Tertia Boshoff, mother of Royal Marine Sholto Hedenskog, killed in Kuwait

Peter Oborne, journalist

Peter Curran, blogger and author

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