John Baron

MP, Basildon and Billericay

Basildon and Billericay Conservative

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

John Baron almost always 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 25 Nov 2002: John Baron 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 26 Feb 2003: John Baron was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: John Baron voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: John Baron was absent for a vote on Iraq — Declaration of War Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: John Baron voted against the continued deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan. Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: John Baron voted against the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: John Baron 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: John Baron voted against a motion stating a strong humanitarian response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria was required from the international community that may, if necessary, require military action. Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: John Baron voted against UK air strikes in Iraq intended to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: John Baron voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: John Baron voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote

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