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POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE MALDIVES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1282: tabled on 17 April 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 64 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 notes with concern the increasing political turmoil in the Maldives following the unexplained killing of Mr Hussain Salah; condemns recent police brutality towards Mohammed Nasheed, Chairman of the Maldivian Democratic Party and others; calls upon President Gayoom to exercise restraint in dealing with current unrest and to restart the talks with all opposition parties on constitutional changes as soon as possible; and calls upon the UK Government and the international community to apply maximum pressure upon the government of the Maldives to bring about the peaceful transition to genuine multi-party democracy.

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.

Ancram, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2007
Devizes
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2007
North East Hampshire
Barker, Gregory
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Bexhill and Battle
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 2007
Daventry
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2007
Altrincham and Sale West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2007
South East Cornwall
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2007
North East Bedfordshire
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2007
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 April 2007
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2007
Gower
Clark, Greg
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2007
Tunbridge Wells
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2007
North Ayrshire and Arran
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2007
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2007
Islington North
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Monmouth
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Shipley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2007
Lichfield
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2007
Hastings and Rye
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2007
South West Norfolk
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2007
Chesham and Amersham
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2007
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2007
Hammersmith and Fulham
Harper, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Forest of Dean
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 1 May 2007
Gravesham
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 2007
Orpington
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 3 May 2007
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2007
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2007
North East Milton Keynes
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 April 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2007
East Worthing and Shoreham
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 April 2007
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 April 2007
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2007
Vale of York
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2007
Guildford
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 2007
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2007
Westbury
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Brentwood and Ongar
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2007
Hyndburn
Robertson, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2007
Faversham and Mid Kent
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Romford
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2007
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2007
Nottingham South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2007
Meriden
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2007
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2007
Lancaster and Wyre
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2007
Upminster
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 May 2007
East Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.