DR DAVID KELLY descsribed an MP as an "utter bastard" after he was questioned in public by a Commons committee, his daughter said yesterday.
Rachel Kelly told the Hutton inquiry her father was "traumatised" by the prospect of his televised appearance before the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and found the hour-long session "very, very hard".
She revealed his anger in an apparent reference to Andrew Mackinlay, the Labour MP who called the weapons expert "chaff" and "a fall guy", but said that Dr Kelly had not named the MP concerned.
She said: "Dad said it was very, very hard. Those were his words. I got the impression the questions had been quite tough. …