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INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY AND RESILIENCE STUDIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 712: tabled on 12 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 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 is appalled at University College London (UCL) opening the Institute for Security and Resilience Studies on its premises; notes that this is in partnership with weapons manufacturers, Ultra Electronics and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company both of which supplied weapons used for the bombing of Iraq; further notes that this Institute is dominated by arms manufacturers and politicians who promoted the war against Iraq, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair; and calls on UCL to reconsider its positionin hostingthis institution and instead protect its own academic independence.