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CENTENARY OF THE JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2281: tabled on 08 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House remembers the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, where troops of the British Indian Army opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the Jallianwala Bagh Gardens of Amritsar, Punjab; notes with horror, figures supplied by the UK Government which state 379 died and 1,000 were wounded, while the Indian Government has demonstrated that they believe the final figures to be 1,000 dead and 1,500 wounded; is saddened that no official apology has been issued by the Government; and on the occasion of the centenary of the massacre on 13 April 2019 calls on the Government to apologise for the UK's role in the massacre.

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.

Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Coventry South
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Leicester East
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 April 2019
Kingston and Surbiton
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 April 2019
Ceredigion
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
North East Fife
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Glasgow South West
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
West, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Hornsey and Wood Green
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 April 2019
Edinburgh West
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 April 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Leeds North West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 April 2019
Worthing West
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Ealing, Southall
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 11 April 2019
North Down
Walker, Thelma
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Colne Valley
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
High Peak
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2019
Dundee West
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2019
Glasgow North West
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2019
Ilford North
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 24 April 2019
Luton North
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.