Albert Owen

Former Labour MP for Ynys Môn

@AlbertOwenMP https://facebook.com/albertowenynysmon

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

Albert Owen voted a mixture of for and 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.

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

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Albert Owen voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Albert Owen voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Albert Owen voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Albert Owen voted to require 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: Albert Owen 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 21 Mar 2011: Albert Owen voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Albert Owen was absent for a vote on UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Albert Owen voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Albert Owen was absent for a vote on Iraq — Declaration of War Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Albert Owen voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Albert Owen was absent for a vote on Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected Show vote

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