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LIFTING THE BAN ON UK FLIGHTS TO SHARM EL SHEIKH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 468: tabled on 30 October 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the successful implementation of the UK-Egyptian joint action plan and substantial investment in upgrading security at Sharm El Sheikh airport using UK expertise in transport and security services; understands that Sharm El Sheikh airport is now considered by Department for Transport officials as one of the safest airports in the world; further notes that the UK Foreign Office safety categorisation for Sharm El Sheikh is green meaning that it is assessed as safe; acknowledges the reinstatement of flights to Sharm El Sheikh from other European countries including Germany, Italy and Belgium and the resumption of holiday flights from the UK to Tunisia; and calls on the Government to review the situation urgently, taking account of updated security advice and to consider lifting immediately the ban on flights from the UK to Sharm El Sheikh.

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.

Amesbury, Mike
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2017
Weaver Vale
Amess, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2017
Southend West
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Livingston
Blunt, Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2017
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2017
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2017
Blyth Valley
Dodds, Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2017
Belfast North
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2017
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2017
Ilford South
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
North East Fife
Grogan, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2017
Keighley
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2017
Harwich and North Essex
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2017
North Durham
Kinnock, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2018
Aberavon
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2017
Dundee West
Lefroy, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2017
Stafford
Little Pengelly, Emma
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2017
Belfast South
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2017
Gateshead
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2017
North Antrim
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 November 2017
Belfast East
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2017
Brighton, Kemptown
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2017
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2017
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 October 2017
Upper Bann
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2017
Hammersmith
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2017
East Antrim

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.