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GUANTÁNAMO BAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 88: tabled on 18 November 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 98 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 welcomes the efforts being made by President Obama to close Guantánamo Bay; notes the common legal heritage between Great Britain and the United States especially in regard to the writ of habeas corpus; further notes that the issue of Guantánamo Bay is before the United States Supreme Court for a fourth time; and supports an effective remedy for those prisoners who have been found by a competent court to be innocent of any wrongdoing, but who continue to be held.

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 3 December 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2009
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2009
Lewes
Barlow, Ms Celia
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2009
Hove
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2009
Edinburgh West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Aberdeen South
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2009
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Gordon
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Brigg and Goole
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Coventry South
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 25 November 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Burton
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 November 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Sunderland North
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2009
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 10 December 2009
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Walthamstow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
North Devon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Cambridge
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2009
Hereford
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2009
North Norfolk
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Derby North
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 November 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Makerfield
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 December 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 January 2010
South Down
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
East Lothian
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Cardiff North
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Sunderland South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2009
Bristol North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2009
Montgomeryshire
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 10 December 2009
Croydon Central
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
Southport
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Loughborough
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2009
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2009
Colchester
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Glasgow Central
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2009
Aldridge-Brownhills
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2009
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2009
Bolsover
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Dartford
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Edinburgh East
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Truro and St Austell
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 23 November 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2009
Northavon
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 November 2009
Caernarfon
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Cardiff Central
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2009
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2009
Batley and Spen
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 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.