Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

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Luton North 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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Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins voted against a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Kelvin Hopkins was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Kelvin Hopkins was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Kelvin Hopkins voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Kelvin Hopkins was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Kelvin Hopkins was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Kelvin Hopkins voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins 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: Kelvin Hopkins voted for 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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