Tony Blair is to be recalled by the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War to answer new questions about ‘gaps’ in the evidence he gave earlier this year.
The former Prime Minister is likely to be asked to clarify the political build-up to the 2003 American-led invasion.
He is also expected to further explain the legality of Britain’s participation in the controversial war.
Sir John Chilcot will write to Mr Blair next month to ask him to attend a public hearing in early 2011, reported The Times.
During his six-hour testimony earlier this year, Mr Blair mounted a vigorous defence of the invasion and insisted he had no regrets over removing Saddam Hussein.
He denied he took the country to war on the basis of a ‘lie’ over the dictator’s supposed weapons of mass destruction.
At the end of his session one member of the audience shouted: ‘What, no regrets? Come on’ while others heckled ‘You are a liar’, ‘And a murderer’.