Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Labour MP for Leicester South

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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

Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Jon Ashworth voted against UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Jon Ashworth voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth 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

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