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Emily Thornberry

Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

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Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Emily Thornberry generally voted against investigations into the Iraq war

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 investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Iraq War — Investigation into Contrasts Between Public Statements and Private Policy Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: Emily Thornberry voted to welcome an inquiry into the Iraq war and to commend the proposal to hold as much of it as possible in public. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Emily Thornberry voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Emily Thornberry voted against holding a further inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Call rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Not the right time Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Emily Thornberry voted against the principle that there should be an inquiry into the Iraq War by an independent committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Emily Thornberry voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote

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