But Dr Michael Powers QC, one of several experts calling for an inquest, described the decision to release the medical records as like ‘some sort of sticking plaster’.
Fellow ******campaigner Dr Christopher Burns-Cox said: ‘This suicide has not been proved beyond any doubt.’ ...........
His body was found in woods near his Oxfordshire home shortly after he was identified as the source of a BBC story that Tony Blair’s government had ‘sexed up’ its ******dossier on Iraq’s non-existent weapons of mass destruction.
But Dr Powers, who is campaigning to overturn Lord Hutton’s ******findings, said there was nothing new in the documents and there was still conflict over how much blood was at the scene.
He said Dr Kelly could also have taken ‘far less than 29 tablets’ and, if he had taken only six or eight ‘one might draw completely different conclusions’.
‘It is extraordinary that it has taken somewhere in the region of nine months for the Ministry of Justice to decide which information should be made public,’ he said.
‘This is some sort of sticking plaster to address the inadequacy of the Hutton Inquiry.
‘These matters need to be dealt with at a coroner’s court.