Iraq — Case for war is unproven — rejected — 26 Feb 2003 at 18:45

Tony Wright MP, Cannock Chase voted to say the case for military action against Iraq is as yet unproven

The majority of MPs voted against inserting at the end of a Parliamentary motion that broadly supported Government's policy, the line:[1]

  • ...but finds the case for military action against Iraq as yet unproven.

The main motion in support of the Government was then passed in a vote immediately afterward.[2]

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con128 13 (+1 tell)087.1%
DUP4 0080.0%
Ind0 10100.0%
Ind Con1 00100.0%
Lab253 (+2 tell) 120 (+1 tell)192.0%
LDem0 52098.1%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP6 00100.0%
Total:392 198191.4%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter AinsworthEast SurreyConaye
Richard BaconSouth NorfolkCon (front bench)aye
Kenneth ClarkeRushcliffeCon (front bench)aye
John GummerSuffolk CoastalConaye
Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamContellaye
John HoramOrpingtonConaye
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)aye
Andrew MurrisonWestburyCon (front bench)aye
Richard PageSouth West HertfordshireConaye
Anthony SteenTotnesConaye
Peter TapsellLouth and HorncastleCon (front bench)aye
Andrew TurnerIsle of WightCon (front bench)aye
Andrew TyrieChichesterCon (front bench)aye
Robert WalterNorth DorsetCon (front bench)aye
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabaye
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabaye
John AustinErith and ThamesmeadLabaye
Tony BanksWest HamLabaye
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabaye
John BattleLeeds WestLabaye
Anne BeggAberdeen SouthLab (minister)aye
Andrew BennettDenton and ReddishLabaye
Joe BentonBootleLab (minister)aye
Roger BerryKingswoodLabaye
Harold BestLeeds North WestLabaye
Karen BuckRegent's Park and Kensington NorthLab (minister)aye
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLab (minister)aye
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabaye
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)aye
Colin ChallenMorley and RothwellLabaye
David ChaytorBury NorthLabaye
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabaye
Helen ClarkPeterboroughLabaye
Tom ClarkeCoatbridge and ChrystonLabaye
Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabaye
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabaye
Iain ColemanHammersmith and FulhamLabaye
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabaye
Jim CousinsNewcastle upon Tyne CentralLabaye
Tom CoxTootingLabaye
Ann CryerKeighleyLabaye
John CryerHornchurchLabaye
Jim CunninghamCoventry SouthLab (minister)aye
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabaye
Valerie DaveyBristol WestLabaye
Denzil DaviesLlanelliLabaye
Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabaye
Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabaye
Jim DobbinHeywood and MiddletonLabaye
Frank DobsonHolborn and St PancrasLabaye
Brian H DonohoeCunninghame SouthLab (minister)aye
Frank DoranAberdeen CentralLab (minister)aye
David DrewStroudLabaye
Huw EdwardsMonmouthLabaye
Jeff EnnisBarnsley East and MexboroughLabaye
Paul FarrellyNewcastle-under-LymeLab (minister)aye
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabaye
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabaye
Hywel FrancisAberavonLab (minister)aye
George GallowayGlasgow Kelvinwhilst Labaye
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabaye
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabaye
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabaye
Patrick HallBedfordLabaye
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)aye
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLab (minister)aye
Doug HendersonNewcastle upon Tyne NorthLabaye
David HinchliffeWakefieldLabaye
Kate HoeyVauxhallLabaye
Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLab (minister)aye
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)aye
Brian IddonBolton South EastLabaye
Eric IllsleyBarnsley CentralLabaye
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabaye
Helen JacksonSheffield, HillsboroughLabaye
Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabaye
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabaye
Martyn JonesClwyd SouthLabaye
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabaye
Mark LazarowiczEdinburgh North and LeithLab (minister)aye
David LepperBrighton, PavilionLabaye
Terry LewisWorsleyLabaye
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabtellaye
Iain LukeDundee EastLabaye
John LyonsStrathkelvin and BearsdenLabaye
Khalid MahmoodBirmingham, Perry BarrLab (minister)aye
Alice MahonHalifaxLabaye
David MarshallGlasgow ShettlestonLabaye
Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabaye
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabaye
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabaye
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabaye
Ann McKechinGlasgow MaryhillLab (minister)aye
Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabaye
Tony McWalterHemel HempsteadLabaye
Chris MoleIpswichLabaye
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabaye
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabaye
Doug NaysmithBristol North WestLabaye
Diana OrganForest of DeanLabaye
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)aye
Linda PerhamIlford NorthLabaye
Peter PikeBurnleyLabaye
Kerry PollardSt AlbansLabaye
Gordon PrenticePendleLabaye
Joan RuddockLewisham, DeptfordLab (minister)aye
Martin SalterReading WestLabaye
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLabaye
Malcolm SavidgeAberdeen NorthLabaye
Phil SawfordKetteringLabaye
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabaye
Debra ShipleyStourbridgeLabaye
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabaye
Marsha SinghBradford WestLabaye
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)aye
Chris SmithIslington South and FinsburyLabaye
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabaye
George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabaye
Paul StinchcombeWellingboroughLabaye
Gavin StrangEdinburgh East and MusselburghLabaye
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabaye
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)aye
Paul TruswellPudseyLabaye
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabaye
Bill TynanHamilton SouthLabaye
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabaye
Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)aye
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabaye
Brian WhiteNorth East Milton KeynesLabaye
Alan WilliamsSwansea WestLabaye
Betty WilliamsConwyLabaye
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabaye
Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLabaye
Tony WrightCannock ChaseLabaye
Derek WyattSittingbourne and SheppeyLabaye
Andy ReedLoughboroughLabboth

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