Lord Prescott

Former MP

Labour

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 Prescott almost always 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 4 Jun 2003: Lord Prescott 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
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Foreign Affairs Committee Report Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Lord Prescott voted against a comprehensive independent judicial inquiry into the Iraq war. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: Lord Prescott voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Iraq — Attorney-General's Advice Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Lord Prescott voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: Lord Prescott voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Iraq Inquiry Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: Lord Prescott voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. In a subsequent vote was held the majority of MPs voted against holding an 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: Lord Prescott voted against holding an 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 2009: Lord Prescott voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy counsellors. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: Lord Prescott 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 24 Jun 2009: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Iraq Inquiry — Welcomes the inquiry Show vote

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