Armed Conflict (Parliamentary Approval)

Part of Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:46 pm on 15th May 2007.

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Photo of Michael Ancram Michael Ancram Conservative, Devizes 3:46 pm, 15th May 2007

May I say how strongly I endorse my right hon. Friend's comments, which reflect what has been said by my right hon. and learned Friend Mr. Clarke? Where a military campaign has run out of constructive purpose, and is being pursued only to satisfy the hubris of a departing Prime Minister and a soon-to-depart American President, would it not be consistent and right for Parliament to have the right to vote to discontinue that campaign, too?