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CONTAMINATED WAR ZONES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 973: tabled on 22 February 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 the problem of toxic contamination of war zones; is concerned about the legacy of burn-pits on US bases which violated military environmental regulations; is gravely concerned about the effect of lead pollution on military personnel and civilians who resided close to unregulated burn-pits in Iraq and Afghanistan; notes research on this problem recently published by Dr Mozhgan Savabieasfahani; and calls on Government to take action to clean up areas polluted by allied military forces.

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.

Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2017
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2017
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
North East Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 February 2017
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2017
Luton North
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 7 March 2017
Brighton, Pavilion
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2017
York Central
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 2 March 2017
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Glasgow North East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2017
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2017
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Argyll and Bute
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 March 2017
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Edinburgh East
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 February 2017
Midlothian

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.