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LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 502: tabled on 15 December 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 147 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 believes that universal jurisdiction for human rights abuses is essential as part of the cause of bringing to justice those who commit crimes against humanity and will oppose any legislation to restrict this power of UK courts.

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 5 January 2010
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2010
Lewes
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2010
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2010
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blears, Hazel
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Salford
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
South Ribble
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2010
Taunton
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Elmet
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2010
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2010
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2010
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Stockton North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2010
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 2010
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 6 January 2010
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Livingston
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Gloucester
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2010
Holborn and St Pancras
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Lewisham West
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2010
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2010
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Hornsey and Wood Green
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2010
Stoke-on-Trent South
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2010
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 12 January 2010
Bethnal Green and Bow
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2010
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2010
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2010
Falmouth and Camborne
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2010
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 April 2010
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2010
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2010
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2010
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2010
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2010
Cheltenham
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2010
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Eastleigh
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2010
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2010
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Manchester, Gorton
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2010
Hereford
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2010
Liverpool, Walton
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2010
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2010
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
High Peak
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Battersea
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2010
St Albans
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Calder Valley
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 January 2010
South Down
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Oldham West and Royton
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
East Lothian
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2010
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2010
Leeds North West
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2010
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Torfaen
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2010
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2010
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2010
Montgomeryshire
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2010
Ynys Môn
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2010
Broxtowe
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 7 January 2010
Croydon Central
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2010
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Dover
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Loughborough
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2010
Argyll and Bute
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Halifax
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2010
North Cornwall
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2010
Bradford North
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 March 2010
Banff and Buchan
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Glasgow Central
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2010
Ealing, Southall
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Bradford West
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2010
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Milton Keynes South West
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2010
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2010
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2010
Brent East
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Islington South and Finsbury
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2010
North Dorset
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 5 January 2010
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 March 2010
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 January 2010
Caernarfon
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2010
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2010
Cardiff Central
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2010
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2010
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.