Paul Flynn

Former Labour MP for Newport West

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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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Paul Flynn voted a mixture of for and 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 30 Nov 2016: Paul Flynn voted for an investigation into the contrast between public statements and private actions in the run up to the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: Paul Flynn voted against welcoming an inquiry into the Iraq war and against commending the proposal to hold as much of it as possible in public. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Paul Flynn voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Paul Flynn voted against a motion saying a time will come when a further inquiry into the Iraq war is appropriate but that time hasn't been reached yet. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Paul Flynn voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn voted to support the principle an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Paul Flynn voted for a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

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