***EXCLUSIVE*** Geoff Hoon says he was ordered to burn a secret memo about the 2003 Iraq invasion
Mr Hoon insists the allegation was true and has given a sensational blow-by-blow account of a 'cover-up'
When the claim emerged in 2015 Sir Tony Blair said the allegations regarding a secret memo were 'nonsense'
Mr Hoon said his principle private secretary was told 'in no uncertain terms' to 'burn it' after reading
The campaign to strip Tony Blair of his knighthood was boosted last night by devastating allegations from his own defence secretary.
Geoff Hoon says he was ordered by Downing Street to burn a secret memo that said the 2003 invasion of Iraq could be illegal.
When the claim emerged in 2015, Sir Tony said it was 'nonsense'. But Mr Hoon, who was in charge of defence when the war started, insists the allegation was true and he has now given a sensational blow-by-blow account of a No 10 'cover-up'.
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