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VISIT OF THE DALAI LAMA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 984: tabled on 20 February 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 134 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 welcomes the forthcoming visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the United Kingdom in May; recognises the strong historical connections between this country and Tibet; notes that the Dalai Lama has recently had meetings with President George Bush, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leaders of Australia, Canada and Austria; and calls upon the Prime Minister to take the opportunity to meet the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his visit, particularly in the light of the worsening human rights position in Tibet and the Dalai Lama's commitment to a non-violent solution.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2008
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2008
East Surrey
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Hexham
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 2008
South Norfolk
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2008
City of York
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Aberdeen South
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2008
Buckingham
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 2008
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2008
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Taunton
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2008
Gordon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2008
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2008
Twickenham
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2008
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2008
Barnsley West and Penistone
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2008
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2008
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2008
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Coventry South
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Skipton and Ripon
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2008
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Burton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2008
Holborn and St Pancras
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Charnwood
Dorries, Nadine
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2008
Mid Bedfordshire
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2008
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 February 2008
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2008
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2008
Ribble Valley
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2008
Sevenoaks
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2008
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2008
Hornsey and Wood Green
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 February 2008
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2008
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Romsey
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 April 2008
Falmouth and Camborne
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Bedford
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2008
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2008
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2008
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
North Devon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2008
North East Hertfordshire
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2008
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 April 2008
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2008
Chesterfield
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2008
Cheltenham
Howard, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
Folkestone and Hythe
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2008
Cambridge
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2008
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2008
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2008
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2008
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2008
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2008
Clwyd South
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2008
Salisbury
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2008
Richmond Park
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2008
North Norfolk
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2008
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2008
Manchester, Withington
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2008
Gainsborough
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 February 2008
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2008
East Worthing and Shoreham
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2008
Penrith and The Border
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2008
St Albans
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2008
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 March 2008
Belfast South
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2008
Leeds North West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Bristol North West
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
Bromley and Chislehurst
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2008
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Nuneaton
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Hyndburn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 February 2008
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2008
Southport
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 31 March 2008
Moray
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2008
Coventry North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2008
North Cornwall
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2008
Colchester
Ryan, Joan
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2008
Enfield North
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Glasgow Central
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2008
Bradford West
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2008
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2008
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2008
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2008
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 March 2008
Brent East
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2008
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2008
Stoke-on-Trent North
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 February 2008
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2008
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2008
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Brecon and Radnorshire
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2008
Macclesfield
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2008
Great Yarmouth

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.