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VISA CHARGES FOR CHERNOBYL CHILDREN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 779: tabled on 27 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House is saddened by the decision of the Government to continue the practice of charging for entry visas for visiting Chernobyl children suffering from the effects of low level radiation who are situated in either Belarus or Ukraine, a charge no other EU country levies; and calls on the Government to cease such charges forthwith and to refund any made over the past five years.

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.

Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Sheffield Central
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Islington North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2012
Coventry South
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 November 2012
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Foyle
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Aberavon
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2012
Portsmouth South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 12 December 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Hayes and Harlington
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2012
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2013
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
South Down
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2012
North Cornwall
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2012
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Bolsover

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

VISA CHARGES FOR CHERNOBYL CHILDREN (Amendment 1)
leave out from `and' to end.
Conservative, Calder Valley
1
signature
EDM 779A1: tabled on 18 December 2012