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AID TO AFGHANISTAN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 279: tabled on 22 October 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 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 is concerned that since the World Food Programme launched its appeal for US $257 million to help feed six million people inside Afghanistan, including 1.5 million potential refugees, the Agency has received only 32.6 per cent of its needs; Afghanistan emergency fund; believes that prosperous countries must do all they can to help the displaced and starving in Afghanistan; and urges the UK Government to do everything possible to ensure that adequate supplies are reaching the aid agencies in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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.

Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2001
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2001
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2001
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2001
Coventry South
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2001
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2001
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2001
Perth
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2001
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2001
Romsey
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2001
Midlothian
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Cheltenham
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 October 2001
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2001
Hayes and Harlington
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2001
Knowsley South
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2001
St Albans
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 October 2001
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2001
Moray
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2001
Banff and Buchan
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 2 November 2001
East Devon
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2001
Richmond Park
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2001
Pudsey
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2001
Angus
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2001
North Tayside

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.