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Prisoners of Conscience in Kenya

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1296: tabled on 18 July 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 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 the recent detention of several prisoners of conscience in Kenya, including former members of parliament George Anyana, Andrew Ngunika, and Kirihi Kiruhi Mondu and parliamentary candidate Patrick Mukiri, as well as lawyers such as Keith Matiba and prisoners of conscience John Khaminwa, Raila Odinga, Gitobu Imanyara and Charles Rubia; registers its concern that thy are being held in administrative detention without charge; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to make representations to the government of Kenya either to release them or bring them to trial without delay.

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.

Dunn, Mr Bob
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 1990
Dartford
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Crewe and Nantwich
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 October 1990
Warley East
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 20 July 1990
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 1990
South East Cornwall
Holt, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 23 July 1990
Langbaurgh
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 September 1990
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Knowles, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 1990
Nottingham East
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 23 July 1990
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Stretford
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1990
Glasgow, Cathcart
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 26 July 1990
Barnsley West and Penistone
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Great Grimsby
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 23 July 1990
Falmouth and Camborne
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 1990
Lewes
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1990
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Islington South and Finsbury
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 July 1990
South Belfast
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1990
Newham South
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 1990
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Stewart, Allan
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 1990
Eastwood
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.