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Blair bids to divert attention away from Iraq

Tony Blair tried to steer the election agenda away from Iraq today - as the mother of a soldier killed in the conflict announced she would take legal action against the Government.
Rose Gentle revealed her intention after Mr Blair published advice from Attorney General Lord Goldsmith warning that ministers and troops could end up in court over the war.

In his 13-page submission to the Prime Minister, Lord Goldsmith said that given the scale of opposition to the war, there might be legal challenges, adding: 'We cannot be certain they would not succeed.'

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