Lord Stunell

Liberal Democrat Peer

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 Stunell 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 26 Sep 2014: Lord Stunell voted for UK air strikes in Iraq to support Iraqi forces' efforts against ISIL. Show vote
  • On 29 Aug 2013: Lord Stunell 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 Stunell 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
  • On 21 Mar 2011: Lord Stunell voted to support the establishment of a no-fly zone in Libya. Show vote
  • On 9 Sep 2010: Lord Stunell voted to support the continued deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan. Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Stunell voted to say that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Stunell voted against a motion stating the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. Support for the motion by the majority of MPs led to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Lord Stunell voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Lord Stunell voted in favour of 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

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