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FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN SYRIA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1256: tabled on 15 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 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 18 March 2016 marks the five year anniversary of the civil war in Syria; calls on all parties at the UN peace talks in Geneva this week to redouble their efforts in finding a political solution to the war; further notes that since starting an aerial bombing campaign on 2 December 2015 the UK has failed to cut off the head of the snake in Raqqa and has only added to human suffering across the region; brings attention to the immediate humanitarian crisis; and repeats calls for the Government to give home to 3,000 unaccompanied young refugee children.

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.

Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2016
Blyth Valley
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2016
North East Fife
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Dundee West
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Belfast South
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2016
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Argyll and Bute
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2016
Bolton South East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 March 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 March 2016
Glasgow Central
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 21 March 2016
Edinburgh West
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2016
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.