Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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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.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Eleanor Laing almost always 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.

Key votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Welcomes the inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Eleanor Laing voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Eleanor Laing 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 11 Jun 2007: Eleanor Laing 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: Eleanor Laing voted to support the principle an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Eleanor Laing voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Eleanor Laing voted for a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Eleanor Laing voted for the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Eleanor Laing voted for a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Eleanor Laing voted in favour of a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Eleanor Laing voted for a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Eleanor Laing 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

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