Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

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

Gordon Brown generally voted 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 24 Jun 2009: Gordon Brown 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: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — No reasonable impediment — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — Declines to make a proposal Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Gordon Brown voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Gordon Brown voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

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