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RECOGNITION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, 1915

EDM (Early Day Motion) 642: tabled on 02 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 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 considers that the time is ripe to acknowledge as an act of genocide the mass murder of Armenians carried out in the Ottoman Empire in 1915; urges the Government to enhance its international reputation by joining other countries, including those in the European Union, who have recognised this act of genocide; and calls on the Turkish Government to acknowledge the actions of its predecessors.

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.

Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2005
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Cheadle
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2005
Cambridge
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Keighley
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Hendon
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 February 2005
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2005
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
South Swindon
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2005
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 23 March 2005
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2005
St Ives
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2005
Leicester South
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Reading East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2005
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Jarrow
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2005
Chesterfield
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2005
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2005
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hereford
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2005
Brighton, Pavilion
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Mansfield
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Cardiff North
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Ynys Môn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 February 2005
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2005
Strangford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2005
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2005
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 3 February 2005
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2005
Castle Point
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Manchester, Blackley
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
North West Leicestershire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Richmond Park
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 February 2005
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.