Lucy Powell

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

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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.

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