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David Clelland

Former Labour MP for Tyne Bridge

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

David Clelland consistently 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.

All votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 24 Jun 2009: David Clelland 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: David Clelland voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: David Clelland 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: David Clelland voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. In a subsequent vote was held the majority of MPs voted against holding an 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: David Clelland voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: David Clelland voted against the principle that there should be an inquiry into the Iraq War by an independent committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: David Clelland voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: David Clelland voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: David Clelland voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: David Clelland voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: David Clelland voted against a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: David Clelland voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: David Clelland voted against a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: David Clelland was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

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