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FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR IN YEMEN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2217: tabled on 22 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with deep sadness that 26 March 2019 marks the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the conflict in Yemen during which an estimated 60,000 people have been killed; further notes that despite the Stockholm Agreement, an average of three civilians a day are still dying and that 22.2 million people are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance; commends aid agencies including Oxfam, Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Islamic Relief, Médecins Sans Frontières, Action Against Hunger, International Rescue Committee and Care International, which have highlighted in the last 10 days the terrible plight of the Yemeni people; urges all sides involved in the fighting to implement the peace agreements made in Stockholm, including the mutual redeployment of forces in Hodeidah; implores authorities to allow in humanitarian aid without delay; and calls for an immediate nationwide ceasefire and further peace talks.

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 25 March 2019
Worthing West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 March 2019
Ceredigion
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2019
Warwick and Leamington
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Cardiff South and Penarth
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 March 2019
Arfon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 26 March 2019
Strangford
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 March 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Hartlepool
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 March 2019
Glasgow North West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Coventry South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 26 March 2019
North Down
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 March 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 27 March 2019
Luton North
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2019
Blyth Valley
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2019
North Tyneside
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 April 2019
Dunfermline and West Fife
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 1 April 2019
Brighton, Pavilion
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 April 2019
Glasgow East
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 April 2019
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2019
Orkney and Shetland
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2019
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 2019
Kingston and Surbiton
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Birmingham, Northfield
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
High Peak
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2019
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.