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SAUDI ARABIA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 779: tabled on 31 January 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 69 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 recent widespread reporting of the use of torture in Saudi Arabian jails, particularly against a number of British nationals accused of participation in bombings in Saudi Arabia; recalls the disturbing findings of the 1997 report entitled 'Torture in Saudi Arabia: No Protection, No Redress' published by the All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group and REDRESS; condemns the use of torture in any circumstances; and affirms that the provisions of the 1984 UN Convention Against Torture must serve as the standards to be upheld by all governments.

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.

Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Cardiff West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Dumfries
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Cheadle
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2002
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Coventry South
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 12 February 2002
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2002
Perth
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Aberavon
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2002
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2002
Norwich North
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Selby
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Luton North
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2002
Cheltenham
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Liverpool, Walton
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Rugby and Kenilworth
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Cardiff North
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Sunderland South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 February 2002
Winchester
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Forest of Dean
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ynys Môn
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Broxtowe
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2002
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Nottingham South
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Blaenau Gwent
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2002
Belfast South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
City of Durham
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 February 2002
Ceredigion
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 February 2002
Caernarfon
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.