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The Prime Minister And Regime Change In Iraq

EDM number 477 in 2004-05, proposed by Llew Smith on 11/01/2005.

That this House notes that on Breakfast with Frost, broadcast on 9th January, the Prime Minister described the invasion of Iraq in 2003 as 'that war to remove Saddam Hussein'; recalls a memo dated 14th March 2002, and published in full in the Daily Telegraph on 18th September 2004, written by the Prime Minister's then personal foreign policy advisor, Sir David Manning, who recorded that Mr Blair privately supported a policy of regime change in Iraq; contrasts this with what the Prime Minister told this House on the 24th September 2002, Official Report, column 17, namely that 'regime change in Iraq would be a wonderful thing. That is not the purpose of our action; our purpose is to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction'; and thus believes that the Prime Minister should make a further statement to the House to clarify why he supported and helped orchestrate the invasion of Iraq.

This motion has been signed by a total of 39 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Llew Smith11/01/2005Blaenau GwentLabourProposed
Alan Simpson11/01/2005Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Mike Wood11/01/2005Batley & SpenLabourSigned
Diane Abbott11/01/2005Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Lynne Jones11/01/2005Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson11/01/2005Hampstead & HighgateLabourSigned
Alex Salmond12/01/2005Banff & BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Martin Smyth12/01/2005Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Paul Holmes12/01/2005ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins12/01/2005Luton NorthLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd12/01/2005Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Alice Mahon12/01/2005HalifaxLabourSigned
John McDonnell12/01/2005Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer12/01/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
David Taylor12/01/2005North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Robert Wareing12/01/2005Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Paul Tyler13/01/2005North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Ainsworth13/01/2005East SurreyConservativeSigned
Annabelle Ewing13/01/2005PerthScottish National PartySigned
David Drew13/01/2005StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Marsha Singh13/01/2005Bradford WestLabourSigned
Adam Price13/01/2005Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Tom Cox13/01/2005TootingLabourSigned
Bob Russell17/01/2005ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden17/01/2005Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn17/01/2005Islington NorthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock17/01/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Simon Thomas17/01/2005CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Jenny Tonge17/01/2005Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Sue Doughty18/01/2005GuildfordLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Williams18/01/2005CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Harold Best18/01/2005Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Norman Baker18/01/2005LewesLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Weir26/01/2005AngusScottish National PartySigned
Pete Wishart26/01/2005North TaysideScottish National PartySigned
Nick Harvey31/01/2005North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
John Austin03/02/2005Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Parmjit Gill06/04/2005Leicester SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark SimmondsUnknownWithdrawn

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