Angela Eagle

MP, Wallasey

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Wallasey Labour

Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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Angela Eagle almost always 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 4 Jun 2003: Angela Eagle voted against an independent inquiry into the handling of intelligence on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. A subsequent motion noted the Intelligence and Security Committee is the appropriate body to carry out any inquiry. Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Angela Eagle voted against a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Angela Eagle voted against a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Angela Eagle voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Angela Eagle voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Angela Eagle voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Angela Eagle voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Angela Eagle 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: Angela Eagle voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Angela Eagle 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: Angela Eagle 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 2009: Angela Eagle voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Angela Eagle 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 24 Jun 2009: Angela Eagle 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 30 Nov 2016: Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote

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