"We had an assumption, and we had that assumption because Saddam Hussein had lied about using WMD and he had lied about getting rid of them. We had bombed Iraq in 1998 on that basis and it would have taken some quite strong evidence to suggest he had got rid of them.
"We didn't really have any doubts about it and I don't think other people had any doubts about it."
That made the British view the same as the American view, the German view, the Israeli view, the Russian and Saudi views, etc., etc.
Unless of course you suffer from BDS, in which case it was all about Bush lying.