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Water contamination in Sri Lanka

EDM (Early Day Motion) 305: tabled on 17 March 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses concern regarding water quality in northern Sri Lanka; is concerned by reports stating that the Sri Lankan Government refused to allow independent assessments of water quality in the region; notes that the consumption or use of water contaminated by waste oil has been linked to many diseases and birth defects; calls for steps to be taken to allow all citizens in northern Sri Lanka, the majority of whom are Tamils, to have access to clean drinking water; calls on the area around the Chunnakam power plant complex to be subjected to a full independent investigation; and believes that all citizens affected by water contamination should be provided with competent medical follow-up and be compensated adequately by the Sri Lankan Government.

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.

Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 24 March 2020
Harrow East
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2020
Stockport
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2020
Kingston and Surbiton
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2020
East Ham
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 June 2020
Oxford West and Abingdon
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 June 2020
Richmond Park
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2020
Twickenham
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 9 June 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
Gordon
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2020
Ealing, Southall
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2020
Streatham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2020
Hammersmith
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2020
Mitcham and Morden
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2020
Coventry South
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2020
Dagenham and Rainham
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 December 2020
East Antrim
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 December 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 8 December 2020
North Down
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2020
Eltham
Webbe, Claudia
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2020
Leicester East
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2020
Denton and Reddish
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Luton South
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2021
Romford
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2021
Harlow
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2021
Islington North
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2021
Birkenhead
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.