Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell today challenged Tony Blair at Prime Minister’s Questions to name the minister responsible for withholding information from the OECD.
Mr Blair replied: “If you want to blame anyone for this, blame me. I am perfectly happy to take responsibility for it.”
Ming followed up by asking: “Whatever happened to Robin Cook’s ethical foreign policy?”
The Guardian reports:
Sir Menzies has taken a leading role in criticising the government’s attempts to block scrutiny of the deal.
Yesterday he said: “We need a full investigation to determine whether the Ministry of Defence has been directly involved in processing payments to Prince Bandar.