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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:42 pm on 26th February 2003.

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Photo of Alex Salmond Alex Salmond Scottish National Party, Banff and Buchan 12:42 pm, 26th February 2003

On 6 February, the same day as the dodgy dossier was exposed as a fabrication, the Prime Minister said on "Newsnight", in front of a studio audience, that the only circumstances in which force would be used without a further UN resolution were if the inspectors concluded that they could no longer do their work and if a further resolution was passed by a majority in the Security Council but was subject to an "unreasonable" veto by a single country. Is that still the position of the United Kingdom Government or has it changed again?