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IRAQS ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1067: tabled on 14 April 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 deeply concerned about the future of Iraq's archaeological heritage; is appalled at the sacking of the National Museum in Baghdad; expresses its solidarity with museums and archaeology professionals in Iraq and the UK in their efforts to protect the ancient artefacts and sites of Iraq; and calls on the UK and international authorities to ensure that any cultural objects looted from Iraq are not sold to private collectors but returned to museums 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.

Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
West Ham
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2003
Edinburgh West
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2003
Leeds North West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2003
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2003
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Rhondda
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2003
Twickenham
Cameron, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2003
Witney
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Orkney and Shetland
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 2003
Chipping Barnet
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2003
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2003
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2003
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Bristol West
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2003
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2003
Hendon
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2003
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2003
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2003
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 April 2003
Perth
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2003
Aberavon
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2003
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2003
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2003
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Romsey
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Somerton and Frome
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 May 2003
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Luton North
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2003
Braintree
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2003
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2003
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2003
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2003
Salisbury
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Yeovil
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Brighton, Pavilion
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 2003
East Worthing and Shoreham
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2003
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2003
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2003
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2003
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2003
Mansfield
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2003
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 2003
Winchester
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 May 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2003
Uxbridge
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2003
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 April 2003
Banff and Buchan
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2003
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2003
Aberdeen North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2003
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 2003
Castle Point
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 2003
Poole
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 April 2003
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 April 2003
Richmond Park
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2003
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2003
Conwy
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 29 April 2003
Macclesfield

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.