Yes. And we and the Americans gave them and the means of production to him. Saddam was an evil, evil man and needed to be sorted. But the claims that he had a huge stockpile of weapons of mass destruction capable of causing harm to the UK within a 45 min timeframe was a completely fabricated premise on which to initiate a war that has cost 100s of thousands of lives as well as destabilised an entire sub continent just to play lapdog to George Bush as he went on his gung-ho tank wank.
Blair didn't have to do it in the way that he did.
When you listen to the speeches of people like Tony Benn and Robin Cook you understand the moral spinelessness of those MPs who went along with a vote to wage war.