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CANCELLATION OF COMMONWEALTH DEBT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 727: tabled on 21 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House urges the Government to cancel all debts still owed by Commonwealth countries to the UK.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

CANCELLATION OF COMMONWEALTH DEBT (Amendment 1)
Line 2, at end add "as part of a mutually agreed programme with each beneficiary to enable investment in public services and economic development."
Labour, Bridgend
2
signatures
EDM 727A1: tabled on 24 February 2005
CANCELLATION OF COMMONWEALTH DEBT (Amendment 1A1)
Line 2, at end add 'and within a context of increased aid which does not discriminate against any Commonwealth countries or poor countries with low debt burdens.'
Liberal Democrat, Oxford West and Abingdon
1
signature
EDM 727A1A1: tabled on 28 February 2005