Iraq — Endorse UN Security Council Resolution 1441 — Final Opportunity for Iraq to Disarm — 26 Feb 2003 at 19:13

Douglas Alexander MP, Paisley South voted to endorse UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations.

The majority of MPs voted to endorse UN Security Council resolution 1441 giving Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations.

The text of the approved motion:[1]

  • This House
  • takes note of Command Paper Cm 5769[2] on Iraq;
  • reaffirms its endorsement of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441, as expressed in its Resolution of 25th November 2002;[3]
  • supports the Government's continuing efforts in the United Nations to disarm Iraq of its weapons of mass destruction; and
  • calls upon Iraq to recognise this as its final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations.

The MPs had just voted against adding the phrase "but finds the case for military action against Iraq as yet unproven" onto the end of it.[4]

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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con151 0 (+1 tell)093.3%
DUP4 0080.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Independent Conservative1 00100.0%
Lab272 (+2 tell) 59 (+1 tell)081.5%
LDem0 52098.1%
PC0 40100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 50100.0%
UUP6 00100.0%
Total:434 124086.3%

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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Douglas HoggSleaford and North HykehamContellno
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabno
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabno
Harry BarnesNorth East DerbyshireLabno
Harold BestLeeds North WestLabno
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLab (minister)no
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Martin CatonGowerLab (minister)no
Michael ClaphamBarnsley West and PenistoneLabno
Tony ClarkeNorthampton SouthLabno
Harry CohenLeyton and WansteadLabno
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Tom CoxTootingLabno
Ann CryerKeighleyLabno
John CryerHornchurchLabno
Tam DalyellLinlithgowLabno
Terry DavisBirmingham, Hodge HillLabno
Hilton DawsonLancaster and WyreLabno
David DrewStroudLabno
Mark FisherStoke-on-Trent CentralLabno
Paul FlynnNewport WestLabno
George GallowayGlasgow Kelvinwhilst Labno
Neil GerrardWalthamstowLabno
Ian GibsonNorwich NorthLabno
David HamiltonMidlothianLab (minister)no
Jimmy HoodClydesdaleLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Glenda JacksonHampstead and HighgateLabno
Jon Owen JonesCardiff CentralLabno
Lynne JonesBirmingham, Selly OakLabno
Peter KilfoyleLiverpool, WaltonLabno
Terry LewisWorsleyLabno
Tony LloydManchester CentralLabtellno
Iain LukeDundee EastLabno
John LyonsStrathkelvin and BearsdenLabno
Alice MahonHalifaxLabno
Jim MarshallLeicester SouthLabno
Robert Marshall-AndrewsMedwayLabno
Chris McCaffertyCalder ValleyLabno
John McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno
Kevin McNamaraKingston upon Hull NorthLabno
Julie MorganCardiff NorthLabno
Denis MurphyWansbeckLabno
Albert OwenYnys MônLab (minister)no
Linda PerhamIlford NorthLabno
Gordon PrenticePendleLabno
Mohammad SarwarGlasgow GovanLabno
Malcolm SavidgeAberdeen NorthLabno
Phil SawfordKetteringLabno
Brian SedgemoreHackney South and ShoreditchLabno
Alan SimpsonNottingham SouthLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLab (minister)no
Llew SmithBlaenau GwentLabno
George StevensonStoke-on-Trent SouthLabno
David TaylorNorth West LeicestershireLabno
Desmond TurnerBrighton, KemptownLabno
Rudi VisFinchley and Golders GreenLabno
Joan WalleyStoke-on-Trent NorthLab (minister)no
Robert WareingLiverpool, West DerbyLabno
Mike WoodBatley and SpenLabno
Tony WorthingtonClydebank and MilngavieLabno

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