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DEMOCRACY IN NEPAL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 969: tabled on 21 March 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 regrets the suspension of democracy in Nepal and urges the King of Nepal to restore democracy immediately; notes with particular concern the restrictions on free, independent and democratic trade unions and the arrest of many of the leaders of the Nepalese trade union movement; welcomes the global day of action to protest against this situation called by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and the World Confederation of Labour; and calls upon the King of Nepal to restore freedom of association and free speech and release forthwith those arrested for their trade union activities.

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.

Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Gower
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Northampton South
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2005
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2005
Easington
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Hendon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2005
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2005
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2005
Romsey
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2005
Leicester South
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2005
Portsmouth South
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2005
Somerton and Frome
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Luton North
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 2005
Cheltenham
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2005
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Cardiff North
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2005
Winchester
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Ayr
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 March 2005
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Loughborough
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Aberdeen North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2005
Nottingham South
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2005
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2005
Hazel Grove
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2005
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2005
Conwy

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.