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CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE IN WEST PAPUA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2074: tabled on 12 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is deeply concerned by reports of the use of chemical weapons by the Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) in the West Papuan regency of Nduga; notes that the Nduga Regency is experiencing a significant increase in Indonesian military and police activity; further notes that Indonesia is a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention; and wishes to draw attention to witness testimony and journalistic reporting indicating that the Indonesian military has made use of burn-causing chemicals potentially including white phosphorous; believes there is sufficient documentary evidence to warrant an OPCW investigation; and calls upon the Government, together with members of the international community, to push for a full investigation.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 February 2019
Worthing West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2019
Bolsover
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 February 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 February 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2019
Easington
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 18 February 2019
Hartlepool
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 February 2019
Glasgow South West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 February 2019
Ceredigion
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2019
North Tyneside
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2019
Knowsley
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 February 2019
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2019
Falkirk
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2019
Cardiff South and Penarth
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2019
Dundee West
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2019
Cynon Valley
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2019
Canterbury
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 March 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2019
Leeds Central
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2019
Bath
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2019
Derby North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Letwin, Sir Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 2019
West Dorset
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 May 2019
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Rashid, Faisal
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2019
Warrington South
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2019
Oxford West and Abingdon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.