Oliver Heald

MP, North East Hertfordshire

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North East Hertfordshire Conservative

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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Oliver Heald generally voted for 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: Oliver Heald voted for 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: Oliver Heald voted for a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Oliver Heald voted for a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Oliver Heald voted in favour of a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Oliver Heald voted for the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Oliver Heald voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Oliver Heald voted for a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Oliver Heald voted to support 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: Oliver Heald was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Oliver Heald voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Oliver Heald voted against a motion saying a time will come when an inquiry into the Iraq war is appropriate but that time hasn't been reached yet. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Oliver Heald voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Oliver Heald 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 24 Jun 2009: Oliver Heald 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 30 Nov 2016: Oliver Heald voted against an investigation into the contrast between public statements and private actions in the run up to the Iraq war. Show vote

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