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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1278: tabled on 17 April 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 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 congratulates acting State President Nicolas Maduro for his victory in Venezuela's special Presidential elections, which have followed the sad death of the late Hugo Chavez; notes that President Maduro promised to continue Hugo Chavez's Socialist revolution in Venezuela during his election campaign; further notes the transparent and fair manner in which the elections in Venezuela took place and looks forward to closer ties between Venezuela and the UK; believes that the Prime Minister should take special responsibility for improving Britain's relations with Venezuela; and urges him to extend an invitation for newly-elected President Nicolas Maduro, to visit this country at the earliest opportunity.