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KOFI ANNAN'S VISIT TO WESTERN SAHARA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 91: tabled on 08 December 1998

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 136 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 and applauds the recent efforts of the Secretary General of the United Nations to ensure that a free and fair referendum of self-determination is held under the auspices of the United Nations to determine the status of Western Sahara; welcomes the clarity with which his new proposals have been agreed to by the Polisario Front; further looks forward to the acceptance of the new proposals by Morocco; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to use all avenues open to it to exert pressure on Morocco to comply with the proposals.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Erith and Thamesmead
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
North East Derbyshire
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1999
Chesterfield
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1999
Leeds North West
Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Erewash
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1999
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 1999
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1998
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
South East Cornwall
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1998
North East Fife
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Falkirk West
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Gower
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1999
Edinburgh North and Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Midlothian
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 1998
Romsey
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Easington
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 December 1998
Ceredigion
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Bristol West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
South Swindon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 31 March 1999
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1998
Southport
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Rochdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 1999
Bath
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1999
Worcester
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Glasgow, Maryhill
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1998
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Edinburgh West
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Reading East
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Bedford
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 11 February 1999
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 1998
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1999
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 1998
Somerton and Frome
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 March 1999
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1999
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 1999
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Ealing, Southall
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 4 February 1999
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1999
Derby North
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Brighton, Pavilion
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 1999
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 December 1998
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Edmonton
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1998
Halifax
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Amber Valley
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Wrexham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 1999
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Sheffield, Heeley
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1999
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Crawley
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 1998
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Bristol North West
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 1999
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Forest of Dean
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Ayr
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1999
Broxtowe
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Burnley
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1999
Ealing North
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1999
Loughborough
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 1999
Newbury
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Rhondda
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1999
Lewisham, Deptford
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 1999
Torbay
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Chatham and Aylesford
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1999
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Bolsover
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Milton Keynes South West
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Wellingborough
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Stockton South
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1998
Rochford and Southend East
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1998
Richmond Park
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 1999
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Stoke-on-Trent North
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Southampton, Test
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 1999
Caernarfon
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 1999
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Preston
Woolas, Mr Phil
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.