John Martin McDonnell

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Hayes and Harlington 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.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

John Martin McDonnell 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: John Martin McDonnell was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: John Martin McDonnell voted for a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: John Martin McDonnell was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: John Martin McDonnell was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: John Martin McDonnell voted for the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: John Martin McDonnell voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: John Martin McDonnell voted for a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: John Martin McDonnell 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: John Martin McDonnell was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: John Martin McDonnell voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: John Martin McDonnell 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: John Martin McDonnell voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: John Martin McDonnell 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: John Martin McDonnell 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: John Martin McDonnell was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote

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