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CEASEFIRE IN SRI LANKA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 398: tabled on 12 January 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 117 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 condemns the violent atrocities in Sri Lanka which have resulted in the deaths of so many civilians, including the shocking murder of Mr Lasantha Wickramatunga and the entrance of armed guards into the offices of the country's largest private television broadcaster; believes that such incidents are a direct attack on press freedom; and calls for the British Government to take urgent action to help secure an immediate ceasefire on the part of all included in these conflicts.

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 19 May 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2009
Staffordshire Moorlands
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2009
West Bromwich West
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Lewes
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2009
Edinburgh West
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Leeds West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2009
Elmet
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2009
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 11 March 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 2009
Shipley
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 January 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 2009
Ribble Valley
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Hornsey and Wood Green
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Bath
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Walthamstow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2009
Falmouth and Camborne
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2009
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Jarrow
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 January 2009
Orpington
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 March 2009
Dundee East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2009
Eastleigh
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Tamworth
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Northampton North
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2009
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2009
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Richmond Park
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Manchester, Withington
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Edmonton
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Makerfield
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 26 January 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 March 2009
South Down
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Leeds North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2009
Montgomeryshire
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 22 January 2009
Croydon Central
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Ealing North
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Southport
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Argyll and Bute
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2009
North Cornwall
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2009
Colchester
Ryan, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Enfield North
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Torbay
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Bradford West
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Leicester South
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 13 January 2009
Castle Point
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Dartford
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2009
Stockton South
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Brent East
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2009
Islington South and Finsbury
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2009
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2009
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 19 January 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2009
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Cardiff Central

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.