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Repatriation of UK nationals from countries that have closed borders

EDM (Early Day Motion) 308A1: tabled on 24 March 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Jonathan Edwards on 18 March 2020. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

In Line 2 after 'stranded;' insert 'further notes that UK nationals in Peru and New Zealand have been particularly patient and this House looks forward to their return home;'.

Original motion text

That this House notes that as a result of the covid-19 outbreak, a number of countries have closed their borders to contain the virus; notes that as a result many UK subjects are stranded; calls on the Government to negotiate with all countries where borders have closed, ways of repatriating UK nationals, in particular the most vulnerable; and calls on the UK Government to utilise civilian and military assets where appropriate to facilitate repatriation.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.