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PRISONERS IN AFGHANISTAN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 589: tabled on 13 December 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 90 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 that prisoners of war are entitled to the protection of the Geneva Convention; calls on the Government to support an international inquiry about reported events at Mazar-e-Sharif during which serious abuses of international humanitarian law may have been committed; supports an international inquiry called for by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch; and further notes that allegations regarding massacres and serious ill-treatment of prisoners continue to emerge from Afghanistan, despite repeated reminders to all parties of their obligations under international humanitarian law.

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.

Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Leeds North West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2001
Worthing West
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Cardiff West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Dumfries
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2001
Cheadle
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2002
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Workington
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Linlithgow
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Bristol West
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 2001
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
South Swindon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Monmouth
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 December 2001
Perth
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 2001
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Norwich North
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2002
Ludlow
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2001
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Luton North
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Bolton South East
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2002
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2002
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Feltham and Heston
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Liverpool, Walton
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
South Dorset
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Manchester Central
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Wrexham
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2002
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Mansfield
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Cardiff North
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Sunderland South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Bristol North West
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Forest of Dean
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
St Albans
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 January 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 December 2001
Moray
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Lewisham, Deptford
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
West Renfrewshire
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Birmingham, Erdington
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Nottingham South
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Blaenau Gwent
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Wellingborough
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 December 2001
Ceredigion
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 2001
Northavon
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2001
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2002
Brecon and Radnorshire
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.