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SHELLING OF SYRIAN REFUGEES IN TURKISH BORDER CAMPS BY THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1414: tabled on 26 April 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 condemns the shelling of the Khirash and Hambushiya displaced persons camps on the Turkish border near the town of Bidama by Syrian government forces on April 13 and 15 causing 3,000 people to flee; calls for international action to immediately halt indiscriminate shelling of civilians by the Assad regime; and supports calls from Human Rights Watch for the government of Turkey to open its borders to trapped Syrian refugees, upholding its UNHCR 1951 Charter obligations, including the right of Syrians to flee fighting to seek protection in Turkey.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 May 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 April 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2016
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 April 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 April 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 April 2016
Foyle
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 27 April 2016
North Down
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 April 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 May 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 April 2016
Belfast South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 April 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 May 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 April 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 April 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 April 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 April 2016
Midlothian

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.