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HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAQ

EDM (Early Day Motion) 913: tabled on 28 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 85 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 strongly condemns the continuing grave and widespread human rights abuses carried out by members of the current regime in Iraq; demands an immediate end to the mass executions of political detainees in the regime's prisons, to summary and arbitrary executions, disappearances, arbitrary arrests and detention, to torture and rape by officials, and to all forms of intimidation and threats against Iraqi opponents living abroad and members of their families inside Iraq; and calls on the Iraqi regime to accept the stationing of UN human rights monitors in the country immediately to ensure that the human rights of the Iraqi people are respected; welcomes the visit of the UN Special Rapporteur in February; and calls on the UN and the UK Government to ensure that the visit leads to real progress in the field of human rights in Iraq.

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.

Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Leeds West
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Kingswood
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Dumfries
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Bury North
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Northampton South
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Keighley
Daisley, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Brent East
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Holborn and St Pancras
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2002
Perth
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2002
Hastings and Rye
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2002
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2002
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2002
Somerton and Frome
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2002
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2002
Cheltenham
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2002
Liverpool, Walton
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2002
North Norfolk
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 March 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Wrexham
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Glasgow, Shettleston
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Crawley
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Knowsley South
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Gateshead East and Washington West
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2002
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Glasgow, Anniesland
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 May 2002
Banff and Buchan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Aberdeen North
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2002
West Renfrewshire
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Bradford West
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Vale of Glamorgan
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2002
Belfast South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2002
Hazel Grove
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 March 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2002
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 May 2002
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 March 2002
Caernarfon
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 May 2002
North Tayside

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.