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EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 901: tabled on 31 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 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 recognises that between 2001 and 2005, at least 24 aircraft with known links to the US Central Intelligence Agency stopped on Scottish soil, a total of 107 times enroute or returning from missions that involved activities widely believed to include kidnapping, torture and extraordinary rendition; notes that these aircraft refuelled at Scottish airports enroute to or from known destinations for the purpose of extraordinary rendition and torture; further notes that Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness, Glasgow, Prestwick and Wick John O'Groats airports were all used in the rendition of terrorist suspects; further recognises that responsibility for authorising such flights rests with the Government and that transfers to torture are designed and intended to deprive the individual of their most basic human rights; acknowledges that the use of Scottish airports to service aircraft undertaking extraordinary rendition is wholly unacceptable and that the people of Scotland wish no part in facilitating or enabling extraordinary rendition flights that ultimately subject fellow human beings to the cruellest abuse imaginable; and concludes that the Government must never again authorise in secret the use of Scottish airports to facilitate the breach of any individual's inalienable human rights.

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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2017
Blyth Valley
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
West Dunbartonshire
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 February 2017
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 February 2017
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2017
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2017
Richmond Park
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 February 2017
East Renfrewshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 February 2017
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
Glasgow Central

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.