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ARREST OF MR PETER HOUNAM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1299: tabled on 27 May 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 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 condemns the arrest of the journalist Mr Peter Hounam in Jerusalem on 26th May; recognises that Peter is an excellent investigative journalist who helped to write the original article concerning Israel's nuclear weapons, resulting in the undercover arrest of Mordechai Vanunu and his 18 year imprisonment; and calls upon the Government of Israel to ensure Mr Hounam's immediate release and the lifting of restrictions upon Mr Mordechai Vanunu.

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 27 May 2004
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2004
North East Derbyshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 2004
Edinburgh West
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Leeds North West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 2004
Carshalton and Wallington
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2004
Gower
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Stockton North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2004
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Keighley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2004
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
South Swindon
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2004
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2004
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2004
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2004
Walthamstow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Selby
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2004
Portsmouth South
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 June 2004
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Luton North
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2004
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2004
Hereford
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 June 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2004
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Medway
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Hayes and Harlington
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Glasgow, Maryhill
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2004
Mansfield
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Cardiff North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 June 2004
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Reading West
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2004
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2004
Bradford West
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
Islington South and Finsbury
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Blaenau Gwent
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2004
Hazel Grove
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 June 2004
Ceredigion
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 May 2004
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Hamilton South
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2004
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.