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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 498: tabled on 10 November 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 significance of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; notes that before the momentous events of 9 November 1989 at least 138 people were killed trying to flee to West Berlin; further notes that there are many victims of the Stasi who still suffer from the trauma caused by their mistreatment at the hands of the East German Secret Police; believes that the dissidents in East Germany who bravely protested against the oppressive GDR regime dealt a decisive blow for freedom by exposing the realities and contradictions of life under Communist rule; and calls on the Government to increase its efforts to promote freedom and democracy throughout the world.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2014
Blaydon
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 January 2015
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2014
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2014
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2014
Coventry South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2014
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 20 November 2014
North Down
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2014
Cheadle
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2014
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 November 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 December 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2014
Dundee West
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2014
Heywood and Middleton
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Mansfield
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2014
Romford
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2014
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 November 2014
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 November 2014
Upper Bann
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2014
Bradford East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.