Michael Jabez Foster

Former Labour MP for Hastings and Rye

Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Michael Jabez Foster voted a mixture of for and against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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 use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Michael Jabez Foster was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Michael Jabez Foster was absent for a vote on Iraq — Declaration of War Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Michael Jabez Foster voted against saying the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Michael Jabez Foster voted against requiring the support of the UN Security Council and the support of a vote of MPs in the House of Commons before the commitment of UK forces to military action in Iraq. Show vote

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