Wednesday, June 29, 2016

THEY MAKE WAR FOR YOU. CORBYN DOESN'T.

The two MPs who are considering running against Corbyn in a leadership contest are Tome Watson and Angela Eagle.

Here are their voting records on foreign policy and defence from They Work For You website:

How Tom Watson voted on Foreign Policy and Defence #

Generally voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

Consistently voted for the Iraq war

Consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war

Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

Generally voted for more EU integration

Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

Generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant


How Angela Eagle voted on Foreign Policy and Defence #

Generally voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

Consistently voted for the Iraq war

Consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war

Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

Generally voted for more EU integration

Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

Almost always voted for strengthening the Military Covenant

Virtually identical: fo getting involved in wars; for the Iraq war; against an investigation into the Iraq war; for replacing Trident.

In contrast, here is Corbyn's record:
How Jeremy Corbyn voted on Foreign Policy and Defence #

Consistently voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

Consistently voted against the Iraq war

Generally voted for an investigation into the Iraq war

Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration

Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

Generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant

Against getting involved in wars; against the Iraq war; for an investigation into the Iraq war; against replacing Trident.

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