Tim Yeo

Former Conservative MP for South Suffolk

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

Tim Yeo 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.

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

  • On 26 Sep 2014: Tim Yeo voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Tim Yeo voted against requiring conditions be fulfilled, including a vote of the UN Security Council before any military action involving UK forces in response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Tim Yeo was absent for a vote on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 — Libya — No Fly Zone Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Tim Yeo voted to support the continued deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan. Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Tim Yeo voted against saying that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Tim Yeo 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: Tim Yeo voted against saying the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Tim Yeo 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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