Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Labour Peer

@GeorgeFoulkes

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

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock 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.

Key votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 9 Mar 2004: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock voted against a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: Lord Foulkes of Cumnock voted against an independent inquiry into the handling of intelligence on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. A subsequent motion noted the Intelligence and Security Committee is the appropriate body to carry out any inquiry. Show vote

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