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Tony Blair could face Intelligence Committee over Shaker Aarmer allegations

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Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair may be invited to give evidence at the hearing of the Intelligence and Security committee of parliament. Chairman of the committee, Dominic Grieve, told BBC radio 4’s Today programme that there was the possibility of inviting Mr Blair to give evidence if it is relevant. “We have the material to look at which may help us schedule who knew what and we will be in a position to ask people to come and give evidence before us”, Mr Grieve said. “We will go where the evidence takes us. All such things are possibilities,” he told the Today programme on Monday. This comes after a series of allegations by the last British man to be released from Guantanamo Bay, Shaker Aamer. Mr Aamer, 48, has accused the UK of having knowledge of his torture in