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STATEMENT OF UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON IRANIAN BAHA'IS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1913: tabled on 28 March 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 155 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 grave alarm at the news that Iran's military and intelligence apparatus is identifying and monitoring all of that country's Bahá'i minority, as revealed by a recent statement of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and Belief; registers deepest concern at the mounting threat to the Bahá'i community, who have faced prolonged persecution; and urges the Government to seek immediate guarantees for the safety of the Bahá'is from the Iranian authorities.

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.

Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2006
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Blaydon
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2006
North East Hampshire
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2006
Hexham
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 May 2006
Lewes
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Ochil and South Perthshire
Barlow, Ms Celia
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Hove
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2006
Billericay
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2006
City of York
Benyon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2006
Newbury
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Buckingham
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2006
Northampton South
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2006
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2006
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2006
Dumfries and Galloway
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2006
Taunton
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Rhondda
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Birmingham, Northfield
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2006
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 2006
Solihull
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2006
Bournemouth West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 April 2006
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2006
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Gower
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
Gillingham
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2006
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 May 2006
Skipton and Ripon
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2006
Crosby
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2006
Monmouth
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 April 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 April 2006
Lagan Valley
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2006
Charnwood
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2006
Lewisham West
Engel, Mrs Natascha
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
North East Derbyshire
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
Ribble Valley
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Hornsey and Wood Green
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Birkenhead
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Stoke-on-Trent South
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 2006
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 4 May 2006
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2006
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Romsey
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2006
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Surrey Heath
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Llanelli
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2006
Bedford
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2006
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 April 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 April 2006
North Down
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 4 May 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 May 2006
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 June 2006
Dundee East
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2006
Cambridge
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2006
Eastleigh
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2006
Cheadle
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Swansea East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Northampton North
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 May 2006
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2006
Ealing, Southall
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Richmond Park
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 May 2006
Yeovil
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Derby North
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2006
Aylesbury
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 March 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
Mid Worcestershire
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Bracknell
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 April 2006
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Maples, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 3 May 2006
Stratford-on-Avon
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
Medway
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2006
Bristol East
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2006
Portsmouth North
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 June 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 April 2006
Belfast South
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Dundee West
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2006
Glasgow North
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2006
Basingstoke
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Guildford
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Great Grimsby
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2006
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2006
Leeds North West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 6 June 2006
Bristol North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 April 2006
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Nuneaton
Penrose, John
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2006
Weston-Super-Mare
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 April 2006
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2006
Southport
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2006
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rifkind, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2006
Kensington and Chelsea
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 27 April 2006
Tewkesbury
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2006
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2006
Romford
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2006
Banff and Buchan
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2006
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Glasgow Central
Seabeck, Alison
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Plymouth, Devonport
Shapps, Grant
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2006
Welwyn Hatfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 April 2006
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Bradford West
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2006
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Leicester South
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Milton Keynes South West
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2006
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2006
Brent East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2006
Brighton, Kemptown
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 7 June 2006
Upminster
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 May 2006
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 June 2006
Angus
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 4 May 2006
Maidstone and The Weald
Willetts, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2006
Havant
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2006
Ceredigion
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2006
Cardiff Central
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 26 April 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 24 May 2006
Macclesfield
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2006
Perth and North Perthshire
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2006
Great Yarmouth
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2006
Rugby and Kenilworth

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.