• I never met David Kelly, but I knew from what he told other people that this was not his view. The BBC were saying that Tony Blair was making up lies so that he could send young men and women to war, maybe to die. I think that if the BBC had done their jobs professionally, they'd have realised that you couldn't justify what they said. And nothing has emerged since to justify that report.

    "Alastair Campbell on spin, Iraq and a recurring nightmare about Tony Blair and Gordon Brown". Interview with Simon Kelner, March 25, 2016.
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