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WESTERN SAHARA INITIATIVE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1465A1: tabled on 25 July 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Derek Conway on 15 May 2007. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from `2007' to end and insert `which called on the parties to enter into negotiations to achieve a lasting, just and mutually acceptable political solution which will provide for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes and supports United Nations Resolution 1754 adopted by the Security Council on 30th April 2007; welcomes the initiative by the Kingdom of Morocco to grant substantial autonomy to the Western Sahara offering an opportunity to peacefully resolve separatists claims by guaranteeing to all Sahrawis inside and outside the territory a leading role in the bodies and institutions of the region whilst recognising Morocco's sovereign integrity; and urges the Government to encourage all parties to respond to UN endeavours to establish an enduring solution to this geopolitical dispute of three decades duration.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.