Skip to main content


EDM (Early Day Motion) 408: tabled on 28 October 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 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 deplores the recent escalation of violence in Yemen, where 250 people have died in clashes over the last few days; acknowledges warnings from Yemen's ambassador to the UK, Abdullah al-Radhi, that the country is at risk of civil war; notes that local al-Qaeda groups have declared support for ISIL, whom the UK is currently targeting in Iraq; further notes Yemen's dangerous growth of Jihadist movements; and hopes that the international community will continue to remain focused on Yemen's growing aid and development needs.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.