Anthony Steen

Former Conservative MP for Totnes

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

Anthony Steen generally voted for 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: Anthony Steen was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Anthony Steen voted that the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction leading to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Anthony Steen voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Anthony Steen voted to endorse UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations. Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Anthony Steen voted against 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: Anthony Steen was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Show vote

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