Clive Efford

MP, Eltham

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Eltham Labour

Iraq War

A number of votes were held on if United Kingdom should take part in the US invasion of Iraq which began in March 2003.

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Clive Efford consistently voted against 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 the Iraq war:

  • On 24 Sep 2002: Clive Efford was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Clive Efford was absent for a vote on Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Clive Efford was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Clive Efford was absent for a vote on Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Clive Efford voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Clive Efford voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote

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