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ARREST OF GAMBIAN OPPOSITION LEADERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1092: tabled on 22 November 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 62 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 expresses its gravest concern at the arrest by President Jammeh of Omar Jallow, Hamat Bah and Halifa Sallah, the leaders of the Gambian opposition, the National Alliance for Democracy and Development; and calls on the UK Government to do all it can to exert its influence on the Gambian President to secure their release.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Southend West
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2005
Erith and Thamesmead
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2005
Worthing West
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Canterbury
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2005
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2005
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2005
Keighley
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2005
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Stroud
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Rochford and Southend East
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2005
Sunderland North
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Lichfield
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
South West Norfolk
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2005
St Ives
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
Chesham and Amersham
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2005
Surrey Heath
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Suffolk Coastal
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2005
Midlothian
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2005
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Wealden
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Gravesham
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2005
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2006
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2005
Cheltenham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
New Forest East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2005
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 December 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Calder Valley
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2005
Newark
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Westbury
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 November 2005
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2006
The Wrekin
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2005
Southport
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Uxbridge
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2005
Glasgow Central
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2005
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2005
Nottingham South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Meriden
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
South West Devon
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2005
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2006
East Devon
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 2006
Gosport
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2005
Upminster
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2005
Angus
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Leominster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Conwy
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Spelthorne

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.