Clive Betts

Labour MP for Sheffield South East

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Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Clive Betts generally voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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 use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Clive Betts voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Clive Betts voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Clive Betts voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Clive Betts voted to require conditions be fulfilled, including a vote of the UN Security Council, before any military action involving UK forces in response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Clive Betts voted against a motion stating a strong humanitarian response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria was required from the international community that may, if necessary, require military action. Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Clive Betts voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Clive Betts was absent for a vote on UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Clive Betts voted against saying that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Clive Betts voted that the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction leading to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Clive Betts was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Clive Betts was absent for a vote on Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected Show vote

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