Policy #995: "War — Parliamentary authority not necessary"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #995: "War - Parliamentary authority not necessary". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that The Prime Minister of the day has sole discretion (under the Royal Prerogative) over where this country deploys its armed forces and does not need Parliamentary approval either to go to or continue to wage war would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons1 Dec 2004Queen's Speech — Prime Minister's Prorogative minority (strong)
Commons21 Oct 2005Armed Forces (Parliamentary Approval for Participation in Armed Conflict) Bill abstain
Commons15 May 2007Armed Conflict — Parliamentary Approval minority

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