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RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN BURMA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2241: tabled on 12 October 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 43 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 warmly welcomes the release of political prisoners in Burma, particularly that of Zarganar, the comedian and film maker, who was originally sentenced to 58 years' imprisonment for alleged public order offences; and calls on the Burmese authorities to follow up this gesture with the further release of all prisoners of conscience and the introduction of genuine democratic reforms.

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, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2011
Blaydon
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Aberdeen South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2011
Worthing West
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2011
Solihull
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2011
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2011
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Islington North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 October 2011
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Eltham
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2011
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2011
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2011
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2011
Edinburgh East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2011
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 19 October 2011
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 October 2011
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 18 October 2011
Belfast East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2011
Leeds North West
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2011
Southport
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 October 2011
South Down
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Motherwell and Wishaw
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2011
Glenrothes
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Vale of Clwyd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 October 2011
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2011
Ealing, Southall
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Bolsover

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.