Diane Abbott

Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington

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Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Diane Abbott voted a mixture of for and against investigations into the Iraq war

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: Diane Abbott voted to welcome an inquiry into the Iraq war and to commend the proposal to hold as much of it as possible in public. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — No reasonable impediment — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Diane Abbott voted against holding a further inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Diane Abbott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

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