Graham Allen

MP, Nottingham North

Nottingham North Labour

Iraq War

A number of votes were held on if United Kingdom should take part in the US invasion of Iraq which began in March 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Graham Allen almost always voted against 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.

All votes about the Iraq war:

  • On 24 Sep 2002: Graham Allen was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Show full debate
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Graham Allen voted against requiring the support of the UN Security Council and the support of a vote of MPs in the House of Commons before the commitment of UK forces to military action in Iraq. Show full debate
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Graham Allen voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show full debate
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Graham Allen voted against endorsing UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations. Show full debate
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Graham Allen voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show full debate
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Graham Allen voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show full debate

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