Ahead of the #Chilcot report: Complete list of British MPs who voted to invade Iraq

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Iraq — Declaration of War — 18 Mar 2003 at 22:00

The motion voted through by a majority of MPs agreed that the Government “should use all means necessary to ensure the disarmament of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction”.[1]

This resulted in the United Kingdom joining the United States led invasion of Iraq two days later.[2]

A proposed change to this motion saying that This House “believes that the case for war against Iraq has not yet been established” had just been voted down.[3] A number of MPs voted in one and not the other, or voted inconsistently.[4] Earlier in the year, during the build-up to war, there had been three other votes in favour of the Government policy.[5]

The (unusually long – please scroll down for votes) motion itself read:[6]

Read on.

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