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NATIONAL PETITION FOR PALESTINE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1561A2: tabled on 08 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Jeremy Corbyn on 03 July 2002. This is amendment number 2.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from 'impose' to 'an'

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the launch of the National Petition for Palestine on 2nd July; and endorses its five demands that the British Government should call on Israel to withdraw its army from the Occupied Territories; that Britain should call on Israel to dismantle the settlements in the Occupied Territories; that the British Government should call on Israel to accept that the Palestinians have an equal right to Jerusalem, whether it be the capital of their separate state (East Jerusalem) or that of a single democratic secular state; that Britain should make a public commitment to supporting UN resolution 194 calling on Israel to grant the refugees, the Palestinians displaced by them, the right to return to Israel or a right to compensation if they choose not to return; and that Britain should impose trade sanctions on Israel, including an arms embargo, until the above demands are met.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.