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Michael Meacher

Former Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton

@michaelmeacher

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

Michael Meacher voted a mixture of for and against 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 24 Jun 2009: Michael Meacher voted to welcome an inquiry into the Iraq war and to commend the proposal to hold as much of it as possible in public. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Michael Meacher voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Michael Meacher voted against holding a further inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Michael Meacher was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Michael Meacher voted against 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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