Emily Thornberry

Former Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

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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

Emily Thornberry 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.

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

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Emily Thornberry voted to decline to authorise UK military action in Syria. Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Emily Thornberry voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Emily Thornberry voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Emily Thornberry 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: Emily Thornberry 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: Emily Thornberry voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) Show vote

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