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David Simpson

Former DUP MP for Upper Bann

@DavidSimpsonDUP

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

David Simpson 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: David Simpson voted against an investigation into the contrast between public statements and private actions in the run up to the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2009: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Welcomes the inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: David Simpson voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: David Simpson 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: David Simpson voted for an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: David Simpson voted against a motion saying a time will come when an inquiry into the Iraq war is appropriate but that time hasn't been reached yet. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — to be set up Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Iraq — Select committee inquiry — rejected Show vote

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