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EDM (Early Day Motion) 408: tabled on 12 January 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 143 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 expresses outrage at Israel's overwhelmingly disproportionate use of force in Gaza which continues to inflict massive civilian casualties, particularly amongst children and which has involved strikes on aid convoys, United Nations schools and medical personnel; calls for an immediate ceasefire including the end of Israel's attacks on Gaza, the withdrawal of its troops and the cessation of rocket attacks from Gaza into Israel; further calls for the demands of the Security Council to allow the unimpeded provision and distribution throughout Gaza of humanitarian assistance, including food, fuel and medical treatment to be implemented and for the end of the long-term Israeli blockade of Gaza; further calls on the Government to initiate proceedings, with the other High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Convention, to require the protection of civilians in times of war and to require accountability for military action which contravenes the Convention; further calls for an arms embargo on both sides and for the remit of any international forces deployed to include protection of Palestinian civilians from blockade and attack as well as the prevention of arms supplies which threaten Israeli civilians; further calls on the European Union to demonstrate that the continued implementation of its Association Agreement with Israel is conditional on Israel's respecting human rights; demands that Israel stops blocking international journalists from entering Gaza; and calls on the international community to redouble its efforts to achieve the lasting settlement of a secure and independent state of Palestine alongside a secure and independent Israel.

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 12 January 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2009
Lewes
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
City of York
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Aberdeen South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2009
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Bury North
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2009
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 14 January 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Livingston
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Gloucester
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Holborn and St Pancras
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 January 2009
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Preston
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Cheltenham
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Manchester, Gorton
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Northampton North
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2009
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Liverpool, Walton
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
High Peak
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Battersea
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 January 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Edmonton
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2009
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Amber Valley
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Blackpool South
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Makerfield
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 26 January 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2009
Mansfield
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Cardiff North
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Winchester
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Broxtowe
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Warwick and Leamington
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 January 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Dover
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Wolverhampton North East
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Loughborough
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Argyll and Bute
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Halifax
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Bradford North
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Glasgow Central
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Ealing, Southall
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2009
Aldridge-Brownhills
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Bradford West
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Smith, Ms Angela C.
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2009
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2009
Mid Sussex
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Leicester South
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2009
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 14 January 2009
Wyre Forest
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Islington South and Finsbury
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Leicester East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 14 January 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 January 2009
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 January 2009
Caernarfon
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2009
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
Bristol West
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2009
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.