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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 36 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

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.