Lord Lansley

Former MP

Conservative

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

Lord Lansley 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 25 Nov 2002: Lord Lansley voted against requiring the support of the UN Security Council and the support of a vote of MPs in the House of Commons before the commitment of UK forces to military action in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Lord Lansley voted against saying the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Iraq — Case for war not established — rejected Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Iraq — Declaration of War Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan (Backbench Business) Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Lord Lansley voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Lord Lansley voted against requiring 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: Lord Lansley voted to agree 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
  • On 26 Sep 2014: Lord Lansley voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote

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