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Betty Williams

Former Labour MP for Conwy

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

Betty Williams consistently voted against 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.

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

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Betty Williams voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Betty Williams voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Betty Williams voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Betty Williams was absent for a vote on Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected Show vote

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