House of Commons
As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.
ARREST OF MEMBERS OF THE BAHÁ'Í COMMUNITY IN IRAN
EDM #1608
Tabled 19 May 2008
2007-08 Session
That this House expresses grave alarm at the news of the arrest of six prominent Bahá'ís in Iran on 14th May 2008; notes that Mrs Fariba Kamalabadi, Mr Jamaloddin Khanjai, Mr Afif Naeimi, Mr Saeid Rezaie, Mr Behrouz Tavakkoli, and Mr Vahid Tizfah are members of the informal group known as the Friends in Iran that co-ordinate the activities of the Bahá'í community in Iran; further notes that another member of the Friends in Iran, Mrs Mahvash Sabet, has been held in custody since 5th March 2008; registers deepest concern at the mounting threats and persecution of the Iranian Bahá'í community; urges the Government to seek from the Iranian government guarantees for the safety of these individuals; and calls for their immediate unconditional release.

Signatures (152)

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
06 June 2008
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
30 June 2008
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
03 June 2008
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
10 July 2008
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
18 June 2008
Battle, John
Labour
02 June 2008
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
16 June 2008
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
16 June 2008
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
03 June 2008
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
05 June 2008
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
02 June 2008
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
20 May 2008
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
10 June 2008
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
11 June 2008
Burden, Richard
Labour
03 June 2008
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
17 June 2008
Burrowes, Mr David
Conservative
01 July 2008
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
09 June 2008
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
04 June 2008
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
02 June 2008
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
21 May 2008
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
19 June 2008
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
21 May 2008
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2008
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
03 June 2008
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
02 June 2008
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
04 June 2008
Cohen, Harry
Labour
24 June 2008
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
20 May 2008
Cousins, Jim
Labour
07 October 2008
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
26 June 2008
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
20 May 2008
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
03 July 2008
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
02 June 2008
Davies, Dai
Independent
02 June 2008
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
02 June 2008
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
06 October 2008
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
20 June 2008
Dowd, Jim
Labour
21 October 2008
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
11 June 2008
Etherington, Bill
Labour
02 June 2008
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
25 June 2008
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2008
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
06 June 2008
Flynn, Paul
Labour
25 June 2008
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
13 June 2008
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
02 June 2008
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
21 May 2008
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
21 May 2008
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
22 May 2008
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2008
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
04 June 2008
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
02 July 2008
Hall, Patrick
Labour
02 July 2008
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
06 June 2008
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
20 May 2008
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
21 July 2008
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
19 June 2008
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
08 July 2008
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
17 July 2008
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
02 July 2008
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
16 July 2008
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
20 May 2008
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
11 June 2008
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
12 June 2008
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
01 July 2008
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
18 June 2008
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
30 June 2008
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
03 June 2008
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
20 May 2008
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
30 June 2008
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
03 June 2008
Jones, Lynne
Labour
20 May 2008
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
12 June 2008
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
03 June 2008
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
08 July 2008
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
10 June 2008
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
17 June 2008
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
30 June 2008
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
22 May 2008
Lepper, David
Labour
20 May 2008
Linton, Martin
Labour
06 October 2008
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
07 July 2008
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
21 May 2008
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
21 May 2008
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
25 June 2008
Luff, Peter
Conservative
09 June 2008
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
10 June 2008
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
20 May 2008
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
20 June 2008
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
22 July 2008
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
06 October 2008
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
03 June 2008
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
06 June 2008
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
21 May 2008
McDonnell, John
Labour
23 June 2008
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
02 June 2008
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
30 June 2008
Morgan, Julie
Labour
23 June 2008
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
22 July 2008
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
10 July 2008
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
15 July 2008
Owen, Albert
Labour
02 July 2008
Pound, Stephen
Labour
01 July 2008
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
16 July 2008
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
18 June 2008
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
12 June 2008
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
20 May 2008
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
05 June 2008
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
01 July 2008
Ryan, Joan
Labour
11 June 2008
Salter, Martin
Labour
06 October 2008
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
02 June 2008
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
09 June 2008
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
04 June 2008
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
17 June 2008
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
11 June 2008
Simpson, Alan
Labour
20 May 2008
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
02 June 2008
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
13 June 2008
Spink, Bob
UK Independence Party
02 June 2008
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
26 June 2008
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2008
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2008
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
09 June 2008
Taylor, David
Labour
10 June 2008
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
19 June 2008
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
25 June 2008
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
14 July 2008
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
18 June 2008
Vaz, Keith
Labour
17 June 2008
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
21 May 2008
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
02 June 2008
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
20 May 2008
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
21 July 2008
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2008
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
09 July 2008
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
12 June 2008
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
24 June 2008
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
02 June 2008
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
07 July 2008
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
02 July 2008
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.