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VISIT TO PARLIAMENT OF MR YASSER ARAFAT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 234: tabled on 13 December 1993

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, the Palestine National Authority, Commander of the Palestinian Armed Forces on his historic visit to London; recognises the courage, indefatigability and sacrifice of the Palestinians, occupied and hunted from pillar to post by Israeli aggression and Arab betrayal and the historic British responsibility for the Palestinian tragedy; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to extend every assistance to the Palestine National Authority and to use its influence to bring about complete Israel withdrawal from the occupied territories and to support the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. (Relevant registered interest declared).

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1993
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Islington North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Easington
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Glasgow, Pollok
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1993
Warley East
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Morley and Leeds South
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1993
Streatham
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1994
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 1994
Cheltenham
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Brent East
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Liverpool, Garston
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1993
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Sheffield, Heeley
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Liverpool, Riverside
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Burnley
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Don Valley
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1993
Dundee West
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Nottingham South
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Wansbeck
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1993
Leicester East
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1993
Glasgow Central

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.