Dennis Skinner

Former Labour MP for Bolsover

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Iraq War

A number of votes were held on if United Kingdom should take part in the US invasion of Iraq which began in March 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Dennis Skinner generally voted against 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 the Iraq war:

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Dennis Skinner was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Dennis Skinner was absent for a vote on Iraq — Declaration of War Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Dennis Skinner voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Dennis Skinner voted against endorsing UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations. Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Dennis Skinner 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 24 Sep 2002: Dennis Skinner voted technically against the House of Commons adjourning, this this vote was in the context of a debate on Iraq and weapons of mass destruction and some have interpreted it as a vote against military action in Iraq. Show vote

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