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Relocation of aslyum seekers and refugees from Aegean Islands

EDM (Early Day Motion) 922: tabled on 23 September 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 73 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the deteriorating conditions faced by asylum seekers and refugees on the Aegean Islands and notes the recent fire at the Moria camp in Lesvos which has left 13,000 people without shelter; welcomes the fact that Germany, France and Norway have agreed to take some of those vulnerable people; and calls on the UK government to participate in relocating asylum seekers and refugees from the Aegean Islands to local authorities in the UK and to provide the necessary support to enable that relocation.

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.

Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2020
Streatham
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 September 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
Webbe, Claudia
Labour
Signed on 28 September 2020
Leicester East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 September 2020
Glasgow North West
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Brighton, Kemptown
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 September 2020
East Dunbartonshire
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 September 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 October 2020
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 October 2020
Glasgow Central
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 October 2020
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 5 October 2020
Sheffield, Hallam
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 2 October 2020
Leeds East
Flynn, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 October 2020
Aberdeen South
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Argyll and Bute
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
East Lothian
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Ochil and South Perthshire
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Dundee West
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 October 2020
Bath
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
East Renfrewshire
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Glasgow South West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Glasgow North
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 October 2020
Stirling
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2020
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 October 2020
Gordon
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 October 2020
Glasgow South
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2020
Dundee East
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2020
Aberdeen North
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 November 2020
Belfast East
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2020
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2020
Oxford West and Abingdon
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2020
Livingston
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2020
Rochdale
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 November 2020
Midlothian
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 November 2020
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2020
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 November 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 November 2020
Arfon
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 November 2020
Ceredigion
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2020
Nottingham East
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2020
Edinburgh West
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2020
Bedford
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Foyle
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2020
Richmond Park
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2020
Salford and Eccles
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2020
Stockport
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2020
Orkney and Shetland
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2020
North East Fife
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2020
St Albans
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2020
Coventry South
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2021
Cynon Valley
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 January 2021
Belfast South
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2021
Birkenhead
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 11 January 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2021
Kingston and Surbiton
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Ealing, Southall
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2021
Glenrothes
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2021
City of Durham
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2021
Norwich South
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2021
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.