Elfyn Llwyd

Former MP, Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Dwyfor Meirionnydd Plaid Cymru

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

Elfyn Llwyd 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 25 Nov 2002: Elfyn Llwyd voted in favour of 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
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Elfyn Llwyd voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Elfyn Llwyd voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Elfyn Llwyd voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Elfyn Llwyd was absent for a vote on UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Elfyn Llwyd voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Elfyn Llwyd voted to require conditions be fulfilled, including a vote of the UN Security Council, before any military action involving UK forces in response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Elfyn Llwyd voted against a motion stating a strong humanitarian response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria was required from the international community that may, if necessary, require military action. Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Elfyn Llwyd was absent for a vote on UK Air Strikes Against ISIL in Iraq Show vote

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