Dec 03, 2015 · After more than 10 hours of tense debate, lawmakers voted in favor of air strikes, by 397 to 223. Hours after the vote, four British Tornado bombers took off from RAF Akrotiri airbase in Cyprus and conducted their first airstrikes on Syria, a government source said on Thursday.
Dec 03, 2015 · Text Jade Jackman Last night, the British parliament chose to begin air strikes on Syria. Parliament debated for around 11 hours but decided, 397 votes to 223, that Britain would join the allied forces in attempting to bomb Raqqa, with the endgame being the destruction of the terror group Isis.
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Apr 25, 2011 · Replay. Heated Debate Erupts In British Parliament Over Syria. Prime Minister David Cameron faces off with Labor Party members opposed to military action in Syria. LIVE.
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Dec 02, 2015 · The British parliament has approved a plan put forth by the kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron to conduct airstrikes in Syria against terrorist group ISIS. The motion received 397 votes for and 223 votes against.
Jul 17, 2015 · Three British pilots have been involved in airstrikes over Syria, despite the British parliament voting against military action in the country two years ago.
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In December 2015, the House of Commons held a ten-hour debate on participating in airstrikes against ISIL in Syria with a final vote. The debate ended with 397 votes in favour of airstrikes and 223 against.
Aug 29, 2013 · In his speech opening the Parliamentary debate on the Government’s motion for action over the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons attacks, Prime Minister David Cameron has said operations must be “solely about deterring and degrading the future use of chemical weapons”: “Doing nothing is a choice, it’s a choice with consequence ….The global consensus against the use of chemical weapons will be fatally undermined.”
Sep 07, 2015 · Ex-Army Chief: Drone Strike May Not Be 'Right' A former Army boss suggests it was "wrong" that an RAF drone specifically targeted a British militant without the backing of MPs.
Dec 03, 2015 · The strikes at the Omar oil field came hours after Britain's Parliament authorized military action in Syria against the extremists.