Sir John Chilcot has reportedly spent just 8 hours a week in the office over the last fortnight – despite his Iraq Inquiry lagging years behind.
The figure has been exposed thanks to an investigation by the Sun on Sunday, whose photographer monitored the door of the inquiry’s grand Westminster office for two weeks.
It’s thought the inquiry chief – who’s paid £790 for each day he works – didn’t turn up at all on five out of the last 10 working days.
On the days when he did appear, he stayed for either the morning or the afternoon before disappearing again, the investigation said.
It’s the latest criticism to hit the beleaguered inquiry chief, whose probe was set up a staggering six years ago by Gordon Brown.