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MILITARY ASSISTANCE TO COLOMBIA AND HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 333: tabled on 18 December 2003

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 239 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 Colombia is the most dangerous country in the world in which to be a trade unionist with 184 people killed in 2002 for their trade union activities, more than the rest of the world combined; further notes that the overwhelming majority of abuses against trade unionists are carried out by paramilitary organisations which have documented links to the Colombian state security forces; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to freeze all military and security assistance to Colombia until the bonds between the state and paramilitary forces are severed, in accordance with the policies of Colombia, UK and international human rights organisations and trade unions, such as the TUC-backed Justice for Colombia coalition and development charity War on Want.

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.

Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2004
Lewes
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2004
West Ham
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
North East Derbyshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2004
Edinburgh West
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2003
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2004
City of York
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2004
Aberdeen South
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 May 2004
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2004
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Leeds North West
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2004
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2004
Waveney
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2003
Worthing West
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2004
Manchester, Withington
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2003
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2004
South East Cornwall
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2004
Cardiff West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2004
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2004
Gordon
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2004
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2004
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2004
Elmet
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2004
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2004
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2004
Cheadle
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 May 2004
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2004
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2004
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2004
Eastleigh
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2004
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2004
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2004
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2004
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2004
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2004
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2004
Weston-Super-Mare
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2004
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Tooting
Cranston, Sir Ross
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2004
Dudley North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2004
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2004
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2004
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2004
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Glasgow, Pollok
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Burton
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Gloucester
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Cunninghame South
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Aberdeen Central
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2004
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2004
Crewe and Nantwich
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2004
Wallasey
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 December 2003
Perth
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2004
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2004
Birkenhead
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 May 2004
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2004
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2004
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2004
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Independent Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2004
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2004
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2004
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2004
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2004
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2004
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2004
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2004
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2004
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2004
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2004
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2004
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2004
North Devon
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2004
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2004
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 3 February 2004
North Down
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2004
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 9 September 2004
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2004
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2004
Clydesdale
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2004
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2004
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 February 2004
Foyle
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2004
Braintree
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2004
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2004
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2004
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2004
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Liverpool, Walton
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2004
Rugby and Kenilworth
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2004
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2004
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2004
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 26 May 2004
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 January 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2004
Wrexham
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2004
Dundee East
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2004
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2004
Central Fife
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Halifax
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 4 May 2004
Amber Valley
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2004
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2004
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2004
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2004
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2004
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 January 2004
South Down
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2004
Blaydon
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2004
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2004
Crawley
Mole, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2004
Ipswich
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2004
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Cardiff North
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2004
Leeds East
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2004
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2004
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2004
Ochil
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2004
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2004
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2004
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2004
Forest of Dean
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2004
Ayr
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 26 May 2004
Ynys Môn
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2004
St Albans
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2004
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2004
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 December 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2004
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2004
Southport
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Portsmouth North
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2004
Argyll and Bute
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2004
Newbury
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 April 2004
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Glasgow, Anniesland
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2004
Coventry North West
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2004
Dundee West
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2004
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2004
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2004
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2004
City of Chester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2004
Banff and Buchan
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2004
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2004
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2004
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2004
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2004
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2004
Chatham and Aylesford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2004
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
West Renfrewshire
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2004
Stourbridge
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2004
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2004
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2004
Islington South and Finsbury
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2004
Vale of Glamorgan
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Blaenau Gwent
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2004
City of Durham
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2004
Wellingborough
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2004
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2004
Hazel Grove
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2004
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2004
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 May 2004
Brent East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 January 2004
Ceredigion
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2004
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2004
Sherwood
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2004
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2004
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2004
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2004
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2004
Hamilton South
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2004
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 5 January 2004
North Dorset
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 2004
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2004
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2004
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 January 2004
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 2004
Brecon and Radnorshire
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2004
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2004
North Tayside
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2004
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2004
Telford
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2004
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2004
Teignbridge

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.