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UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 195: tabled on 30 June 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 55 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 that 20 June 2014 has been designated by the United Nations (UN) as World Refugee Day; further notes that according to official UN figures there are consistently over 10 million more internally displaced persons in the world than refugees; and therefore calls on the UN to rename 20 June 2014 as World Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Day.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2014
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2014
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
York Central
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2014
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
Blyth Valley
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Rotherham
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
Islington North
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2014
Monmouth
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 September 2014
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Aberdeen North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 July 2014
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Liverpool, Riverside
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2014
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 8 July 2014
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2014
North Devon
Hendrick, Mark
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2014
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2014
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 1 July 2014
North Down
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2014
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 July 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 2 July 2014
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 22 July 2014
Brighton, Pavilion
McCartney, Karl
Conservative
Signed on 22 July 2014
Lincoln
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
South Antrim
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2014
Leeds North West
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
East Lothian
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 July 2014
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2014
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2014
Hazel Grove
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Leicester East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Walsall South
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2014
Bradford East
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 July 2014
Angus
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2014
Ceredigion
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 July 2014
East Antrim

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.