Bahai News -- Guardian - The week ahead In summary
Special report: David Kelly
The week ahead In summary
Monday September 1, 2003
The Hutton inquiry is due to sit from Monday to Thursday this week in courtroom 73 at the Royal Courts of Justice. Those listed to attend are:
Janice Kelly, Sarah Pape, Rachel Kelly, David Wilkins (family)
Prof Nick Avery (friend)
Attention will be focused on the evidence of Dr David
Kelly's widow, Janice, who is expected to tell of the pressure brought to bear on the family by the Iraq crisis and of a series of rows about the issue. She
and other members of the family are likely to give evidence by video link
Ruth Absalom (neighbour)
Dr Malcolm Warner (GP)
Louise Holmes, Paul Chapman (search team)
PC Martyn Sawyer; PC Andrew Franklin; DC Peter Coe; Sergeant Hugh Webb
David Bartlett, Vanessa Hunt
Barney Leith (Baha'i faith)
Prof Hawton (psychiatrist)
Dr Kelly had converted to Baha'i, a religion which preaches universal peace and
The faith, founded by an Iranian 19th century exile, claims 5 million adherents worldwide. Mr Leith was also a personal friend
Richard Allan (toxicologist)
Nicholas Hunt (forensic pathology services)
Assistant Chief Constable Page
(Ministry of Defence)
Personnel from the defence intelligence staff
The as yet unnamed personnel from the defence intelligence staff will provide
further insight into the way in which the government prepared last September's controversial dossier about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.
of the defence intelligence staff are known to have had reservations about the dossier.
Olivia Bosch (former colleague)
Richard Taylor (special adviser to secretary of state for defence)
Tom Mangold (journalist)
Richard Taylor was called after the
inquiry learned he was another source of confirmation for a journalist seeking the identity of the Ministry of Defence source who met BBC reporter Andrew
Gilligan. Mr Taylor spoke to the reporter on July 9, confirming Dr Kelly's name.
The responsibility for the naming of Dr Kelly by the government is a key
issue Lord Hutton is examining.
The inquiry will not hear any more witnesses in the week after Thursday September 4. Hearings will begin again on Monday
Lord Hutton plans to adjourn again on Thursday September 25 and write his report.
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