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NATO 60th ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1099: tabled on 16 March 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 recognises and commemorates the 60th anniversary of NATO on 4 April 2009; pays tribute to NATO's historic role in safeguarding the security and freedom of its members and, with the end of the Cold War, in promoting and extending stability and security to its new members; acknowledges the UK's role in establishing NATO and its continued commitment to the Alliance; welcomes the close co-operation between NATO and the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and acknowledges the important role of Parliamentarians; stresses the importance of a co-operative relationship between NATO and the Russian Federation based on their common strategic interests; welcomes the accession of new member states to the Alliance and supports the Bucharest Summit Declaration which kept NATO's door open for future enlargement with European democracies which are willing and able to assume the responsibilities and obligations of membership; underlines NATO's crucial role in assisting Afghanistan to establish a secure environment for political and economic development; calls for a more equitable distribution of responsibilities across NATO's member states; highlights NATO's engagement around the world to build security and foster stability, from the Balkans to Darfur and to relief support following the Pakistan earthquake; and acknowledges the important role NATO plays in strengthening the Allies' common values of democracy, human rights, individual liberty and the rule of law and reaffirms NATO's irreplaceable role as the guarantor of its members' security and an indispensable promoter of stability throughout the Euro-Atlantic region and beyond.

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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 24 March 2009
North East Hampshire
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2009
West Bromwich West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
City of York
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2009
South Ribble
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2009
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Stockton North
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2009
Crosby
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2009
Kingston and Surbiton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 March 2009
Bath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2009
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2009
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2009
Jarrow
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Lanark and Hamilton East
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2009
Orpington
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2009
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2009
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2009
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 27 April 2009
North Essex
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2009
Tamworth
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2009
Salisbury
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2009
Bracknell
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2009
Penrith and The Border
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Blackpool South
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2009
East Hampshire
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2009
Makerfield
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2009
Cleethorpes
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2009
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2009
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2009
Knowsley South
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2009
Rochdale
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2009
Glenrothes
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2009
Glasgow Central
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2009
Mid Sussex
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 5 May 2009
Tonbridge and Malling
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2009
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2009
Eastbourne
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2009
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 April 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.