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SYRIA AND THE EXPULSION OF THE SYRIAN AMBASSADOR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2729: tabled on 20 February 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 notes that more than 6,000 people have been killed by government forces in Syria for exercising their democratic right to protest; supports the comments of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that the failure of the Security Council to act is disastrous for the people of Syria and that such violence in unacceptable before humanity; reiterates the calls of the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs `that any harassment or intimidation of Syrians in our country is unacceptable and will not be tolerated' and `the presence of a Syrian ambassador, who is a direct representative of the regime, contradicts the British principles of democracy and humanity'; and calls on the Government to expel the Syrian ambassador from the country.

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.

Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2012
Aberdeen South
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2012
Dagenham and Rainham
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2012
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2012
Aberdeen North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 March 2012
Foyle
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2012
Birkenhead
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2012
Bath
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2012
Ilford South
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2012
Leeds North East
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 March 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 1 March 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2012
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
Dundee West
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2012
Great Grimsby
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
Livingston
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2012
Leeds North West
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2012
Colchester
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2012
Ealing, Southall
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2012
Bolsover
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2012
Blackley and Broughton
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2012
Bradford East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
St Helens North
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2012
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.