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WANGARI MAATHAI AND THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2004

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1696: tabled on 11 October 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 73 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 congratulates Wangari Maathai on her outstanding achievement as the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize; recognises her unswerving commitment to the environment, sustainable development and democracy; notes her pivotal role in establishing the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, which since its inception in 1977 has planted more than 30 million trees across the country; notes the contribution this movement has made to grass roots development in Africa through education, family planning and the fight against corruption; and unequivocally applauds the decision of the Nobel Committee in making this award.

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 4 November 2004
Leeds West
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 20 October 2004
East Antrim
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Leeds North West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2004
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2004
Carshalton and Wallington
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2004
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2004
Cheadle
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2004
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2004
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Hendon
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2004
Aberdeen Central
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2004
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2004
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2004
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Walthamstow
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2004
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2004
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2004
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 October 2004
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2004
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Luton North
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2004
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2004
Cheltenham
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2004
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 October 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2004
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Dumbarton
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Cardiff North
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 October 2004
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
Loughborough
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 11 October 2004
Castle Point
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2004
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2004
Hazel Grove
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2004
North West Leicestershire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2004
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2004
North Cornwall
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2004
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2004
Stoke-on-Trent North
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2004
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2004
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2004
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.