Liz Blackman

Former Labour MP for Erewash

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

Liz Blackman consistently voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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Major votes

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Liz Blackman voted against saying that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Liz Blackman 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

Minor votes

  • On 26 Feb 2003: Liz Blackman voted against saying the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Liz Blackman 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 vote

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