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Israeli annexation of Palestinian land

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1139: tabled on 16 November 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

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

Motion text

That this House is deeply alarmed by the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements; notes that, despite the temporary suspension of formal annexation plans, Israel has accelerated the construction of illegal settlements across the West Bank to its fastest pace since 2012; recognises that settlement expansion amounts to the de facto annexation of territory, and needs the same robust international response as formal annexation; acknowledges that Israel’s displacement of Palestinian communities to establish Jewish only settlements, with different rights allocated depending on ethnicity, is being referred to by many political analysts and legal scholars as an example of apartheid; and calls on the Government to take effective measures in response.

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.

O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2020
Argyll and Bute
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Sheffield South East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 December 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 December 2020
Stirling
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 December 2020
Dundee East
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 December 2020
Foyle
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2020
Dundee West
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2020
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2020
Ealing Central and Acton
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 December 2020
Glasgow North West
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 5 January 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2021
Cynon Valley
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 29 January 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2021
Glasgow North East
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2021
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 March 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 March 2021
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 March 2021
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Belfast South
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2021
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.