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BRITISH DETAINEES IN GUANTANAMO BAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1539: tabled on 07 July 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 264 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 with concern that British subjects currently detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will not face a fair trial but instead a military tribunal; that they will face the choice of either pleading guilty and 20 years in prison or pleading not guilty and facing a prospect of an unfair trial and the death penalty and that they will not be free to pick their own defence lawyer but instead have a lawyer from the US military who they may not trust; further notes that their mental condition after 18 months of incarceration in two metre cube cages with only half an hour's exercise twice a week may mean that they are unable adequately to brief a lawyer or defend themselves concerning events more than two years ago, that they will not be given the opportunity to cross-examine witnesses who may present unreliable but critical evidence based on plea bargaining, that the verdict will be decided behind closed doors by a military judge and jury feared to be pre-disposed towards a guilty verdict and the death penalty and that such an outcome would risk the encouragement of more terrorist activity and undermine the security of all those who depend on the respect of human and legal rights, including American service personnel abroad; and calls upon the Government to arrange for the repatriation of British detainees to face a fair trial in Britain.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Adams, Mrs Irene
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Paisley North
Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2003
East Surrey
Allan, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Sheffield, Hallam
Allen, Mr Graham
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Nottingham North
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Rossendale and Darwen
Atherton, Ms Candy
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Falmouth and Camborne
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2003
Bournemouth East
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Erith and Thamesmead
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 2003
South Norfolk
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
West Bromwich West
Baird, Vera
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Redcar
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Lewes
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2003
Banbury
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
West Ham
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
North East Derbyshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2003
Edinburgh West
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Leeds West
Beard, Mr Nigel
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Aberdeen South
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Denton and Reddish
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Bootle
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 2003
Buckingham
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Leeds North West
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2003
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 2003
Worthing West
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Manchester, Withington
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
The Wrekin
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
South East Cornwall
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Cardiff West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Dumfries
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
Gordon
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Rhondda
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Elmet
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Torridge and West Devon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Cheadle
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2003
Eastleigh
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2003
Rushcliffe
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Coatbridge and Chryston
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Stockton North
Cook, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Livingston
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Weston-Super-Mare
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Crosby
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Linlithgow
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Burton
Denham, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Southampton, Itchen
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Gloucester
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Cunninghame South
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Aberdeen Central
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Guildford
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Lewisham West
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Wallasey
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2003
Perth
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Stevenage
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Hastings and Rye
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Aberavon
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 2003
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
Romsey
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2003
Chesham and Amersham
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Selby
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2003
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
North Devon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2003
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 July 2003
North Down
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Vauxhall
Hogg, Mr Douglas
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 2003
Sleaford and North Hykeham
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Clydesdale
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2003
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2003
Cheltenham
Kaufman, Mr Gerald
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Manchester, Gorton
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Ealing, Southall
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Stafford
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Liverpool, Walton
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Rugby and Kenilworth
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2003
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2003
Gainsborough
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Worsley
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2003
Hitchin and Harpenden
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 July 2003
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Wrexham
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Thurrock
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Halifax
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Leicester South
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Medway
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Carlisle
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Calder Valley
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Dumbarton
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Glasgow, Maryhill
McKenna, Rosemary
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Great Grimsby
Picking, Anne
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
East Lothian
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Cardiff North
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Leeds East
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Ochil
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
Montgomeryshire
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Ayr
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Ynys Môn
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Burnley
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Warwick and Leamington
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
St Albans
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 July 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Dover
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Wolverhampton North East
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2003
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Portsmouth North
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2003
Argyll and Bute
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2003
Newbury
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Coventry North West
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2003
Banff and Buchan
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2003
South West Bedfordshire
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Chatham and Aylesford
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2003
South West Norfolk
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
West Renfrewshire
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Birmingham, Erdington
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2003
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Bolsover
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Stoke-on-Trent South
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2003
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hazel Grove
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 9 July 2003
Wyre Forest
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2003
Rochford and Southend East
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2003
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Pudsey
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2003
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Hamilton South
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2003
North Dorset
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2003
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
North East Milton Keynes
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Southampton, Test
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Brecon and Radnorshire
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2003
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2003
Walsall North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
St Helens South
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2003
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2003
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2003
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2003
Teignbridge

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