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ST HELENA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 13: tabled on 14 May 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 notes the request of the elected members of the St. Helena Legislative Council requesting the restoration as a matter of urgency of full rights of British Citizenship to the inhabitants of St. Helena; welcomes recent initiatives to recruit islanders to HM Forces; recognises that improved communications with the island and wider educational and economic opportunities are essential; and urges Her Majesty's Government to give early consideration to the plight of the Island of St. Helena whose citizens have been British since 1659.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.