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PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS IN SUDAN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 294: tabled on 24 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 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 recognises the current persecutions of Christians in Sudan; expresses grave concern at the treatment of Christians in that country; and asks the Secretary of State for International Development to apply diplomatic pressure to see a change brought about to the policy of the government of Sudan which is leading to the removal of missionaries and the persecution of people who convert from Islam.

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.

Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2013
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2013
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2013
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2013
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
North Ayrshire and Arran
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2013
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Workington
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2013
Holborn and St Pancras
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 July 2013
Belfast North
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 July 2013
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2013
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2013
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2013
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 1 July 2013
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 26 June 2013
North Down
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2013
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 June 2013
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 26 June 2013
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 2013
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 September 2013
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2013
Mansfield
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2013
Glenrothes
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2013
Torbay
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2013
Hazel Grove
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 June 2013
Angus

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.