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THE ZIMBABWEAN NEWSPAPER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 716: tabled on 09 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 congratulates Wilf Mbanga and his colleagues on the publication on 10th February of the first issue of The Zimbabwean newspaper; notes that more than 65 journalists have offered their services in this new weekly paper, to be published simultaneously in London and Johannesburg and made available in Zimbabwe; and welcomes the project, which will provide Zimbabweans living abroad and the general public with the opportunity to read views and news about Zimbabwe free from official censorship.

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.

Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2005
South East Cornwall
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2005
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
Chipping Barnet
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Leyton and Wanstead
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Putney
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Keighley
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 February 2005
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
Ribble Valley
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2005
Bath
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2005
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2005
St Ives
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2005
Leicester South
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2005
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Luton North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Tamworth
Johnson, Mr Boris
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2005
Henley
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2005
Cheltenham
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 February 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Ynys Môn
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2005
Southport
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2005
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
Castle Point
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2005
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.