Mr Teddy Taylor

Former Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East

Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Mr Teddy Taylor generally voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

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.

Key votes about use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Mr Teddy Taylor was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Mr Teddy Taylor 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: Mr Teddy Taylor was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Mr Teddy Taylor 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

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