Lord Trimble

Former Conservative Peer

Iraq War

A number of votes were held on if United Kingdom should take part in the US invasion of Iraq which began in March 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Lord Trimble consistently voted for 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 the Iraq war:

  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Trimble voted against saying that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established, Show vote
  • On 18 Mar 2003: Lord Trimble voted that the Government should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction leading to the UK joining the US invasion of Iraq two days later. Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Lord Trimble voted against saying the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven Show vote
  • On 26 Feb 2003: Lord Trimble voted to endorse UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations. Show vote
  • On 25 Nov 2002: Lord Trimble was absent for a vote on Iraq — UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Second resolution necessary — rejected Show vote
  • On 24 Sep 2002: Lord Trimble voted technically for the House of Commons to adjourn, this vote was in the context of a debate on Iraq and weapons of mass destruction and some have interpreted it as a vote for military action in Iraq. Show vote

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