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EXECUTION OF PROFESSOR DEVINDERPAL SINGH BHULLAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 292: tabled on 24 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 with concern the multiple injustices in the case of Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar and his subsequent state of mental health; further notes the recognition of these injustices, and the details of the case, by human rights groups including Amnesty International, Reprieve UK and Human Rights Watch; further notes that Professor Bhullar was sentenced to death in 1995 and that the Indian Supreme Court has declined to commute the sentence; further notes therefore the imminent execution of Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, following 18 years on death row; further notes the vigil against this outside 10 Downing Street, which has now been ongoing for more than 50 days; calls on the Government to condemn the impending execution of Professor Bhullar; further calls on the President of India to show clemency and commute the death sentence of Professor Bhullar; and urges the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to prioritise this matter in discussions with the Indian government.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2013
Coventry North East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2013
Worthing West
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2013
Birmingham, Northfield
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2013
North Ayrshire and Arran
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 September 2013
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2013
Bolton North East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2013
Leyton and Wanstead
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2013
Holborn and St Pancras
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Ilford South
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
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 October 2013
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2013
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 26 June 2013
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Luton North
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Wansbeck
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, John
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Hayes and Harlington
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2013
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2013
Mansfield
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2013
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 September 2013
Leeds North West
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2013
Lewisham, Deptford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2013
Bolsover
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Blackley and Broughton
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2013
Bradford South
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2013
Walsall South
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2013
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2013
Bradford East
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2013
Derby North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2013
Batley and Spen

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.