Gavin Strang

Former Labour MP for Edinburgh East

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

Gavin Strang consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war

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Major votes

  • On 22 Oct 2003: Gavin Strang voted against a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Gavin Strang voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 24 Jun 2009: Gavin Strang 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 25 Mar 2009: Gavin Strang voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Gavin Strang 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: Gavin Strang voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. In a subsequent vote was held the majority of MPs voted against holding an 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: Gavin Strang voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Gavin Strang voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Gavin Strang voted for a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Gavin Strang was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Gavin Strang 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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