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TREATMENT OF KURDISH PEOPLE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2582: tabled on 04 July 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its grave concern at the Turkish state’s intensified aggression against the people and territory of northern Iraq/southern Kurdistan and military occupation of that region; condemns the use of Turkish warplanes to bomb and kill civilians in northern Iraq in violation of international law, human rights and the basic principles of sovereignty; and notes that the Turkish state does this with the aim of occupying Kurdish people’s lands, changing the demographics of those territories and the suppression of Kurdish identity and the Kurdish people’s aspiration for democratic representation.

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.

Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 July 2019
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2019
Glasgow South West
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 July 2019
East Antrim
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2019
Preston
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 2019
Worthing West
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2019
Hartlepool
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2019
Edinburgh West
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 10 July 2019
North Down
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2019
High Peak
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2019
Carshalton and Wallington
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 July 2019
Arfon
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2019
Harrow East
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2019
Edinburgh East
Grogan, John
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2019
Keighley
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 July 2019
Ceredigion
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2019
Gateshead
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 18 July 2019
Brighton, Pavilion
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2019
North Tyneside
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2019
Ealing, Southall
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 July 2019
Livingston
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 July 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 July 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.