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BEHAVIOUR OF CHINESE FORCES IN TIBET

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1201: tabled on 17 March 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 111 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House condemns the brutal policing by the Chinese authorities in quelling spontaneous demonstrations by local Tibetans, monks, nuns and lay people in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet which has endured 49 years of subjugation by China; notes with deep sadness that this heavy-handed response has resulted in the slaughter of at least 100 Tibetans; calls on the Government to strongly denounce the Chinese government's overreaction in sending in troops and tanks to Lhasa, to support the Dalai Lama's calls for an independent UN delegation to visit Tibet urgently to report on conditions and verify the number of injured, deaths and arrests and to call on the Chinese authorities to start genuine negotiations without preconditions with envoys of the Dalai Lama for a settlement of the Tibet issue; and further reiterates its call for the Prime Minister to meet the Dalai Lama when he is in London in May.

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 31 March 2008
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2008
Hexham
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 April 2008
Edinburgh West
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 2008
Buckingham
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 1 April 2008
Northampton South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2008
South Ribble
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2008
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2008
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2008
Taunton
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2008
Gordon
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2008
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2008
West Chelmsford
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 April 2008
Twickenham
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Orkney and Shetland
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Bury North
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2008
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 20 March 2008
Blaenau Gwent
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2008
Shipley
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2008
Holborn and St Pancras
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Stroud
Dunne, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 22 April 2008
Ludlow
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 March 2008
Foyle
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 2008
Hornsey and Wood Green
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2008
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2008
Romsey
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2008
Selby
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2008
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 April 2008
North Down
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 April 2008
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 April 2008
Dundee East
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2008
Bolton South East
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2008
Tamworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2008
Hereford
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
Richmond Park
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2008
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Yeovil
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2008
Manchester, Withington
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
East Worthing and Shoreham
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2008
St Albans
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 26 March 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2008
East Lothian
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Cardiff North
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2008
North East Cambridgeshire
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Bristol North West
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 April 2008
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2008
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Halifax
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 April 2008
Moray
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Glasgow Central
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Bradford West
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
West Worcestershire
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
Poole
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2008
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 April 2008
Brent East
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2008
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2008
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2008
Angus
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2008
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2008
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2008
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
Macclesfield
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Batley and Spen
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 2008
Teignbridge

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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

BEHAVIOUR OF CHINESE FORCES IN TIBET (Amendment 1)
leave out from `and' to end and add `welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement that he will meet the Dalai Lama when he is in London in May.'.
Labour, Islington South and Finsbury
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signatures
EDM 1201A1: tabled on 19 March 2008