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KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1004: tabled on 12 April 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 66 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House condemns the declared intention of the Greek Government to destroy the rights of former King Constantine of the Hellenes as a Greek citizen, by removing his citizenship and his passport, by appropriating his property without compensation including his family gaveyard, through use of edicts imposed by the colonel dictators, and by denying him his basic human right of recourse to the courts of his own country to challenge the validity of these edicts and laws.

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.

Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 20 April 1994
East Antrim
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
St Helens South
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Houghton and Washington
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Brent North
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Canterbury
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 April 1994
Cambridge
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 April 1994
Montgomery
Channon, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 1994
Southend West
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Davyhulme
Coe, Sebastian
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Falmouth and Camborne
Coombs, Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Wyre Forest
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
South Staffordshire
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Rutland and Melton
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Crewe and Nantwich
Evans, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Welwyn Hatfield
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 22 April 1994
Erith and Crayford
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Mid Staffordshire
Fairbairn, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Perth and Kinross
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Birkenhead
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 1994
Dudley East
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Hendon North
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Ealing North
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Morley and Leeds South
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1994
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1994
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 1994
North Devon
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
North Hertfordshire
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1994
Vauxhall
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Twickenham
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 1994
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Kennedy, Jane
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Burton
Lester, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Broxtowe
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1994
Western Isles
Maitland, Lady Olga
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Sutton and Cheam
Mills, Iain
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Meriden
Montgomery, Sir Fergus
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Altrincham and Sale
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Taunton
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Batley and Spen
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Burnley
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 1994
Corby
Radice, Mr Giles
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1994
North Durham
Randall, Stuart
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Kingston upon Hull West
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 1994
Lewes
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 12 April 1994
Coventry North West
Shore, Peter
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1994
Bethnal Green and Stepney
Sykes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 April 1994
Scarborough
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 15 April 1994
Solihull
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Bexleyheath
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 1994
Orkney and Shetland
Waller, Gary
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Keighley
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1994
Macclesfield

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES (Amendment 1)
leave out 'condemns' and insert 'notes'.
Labour, Newport West
5
signatures
EDM 1004A1: tabled on 13 April 1994
KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES (Amendment 2)
leave out from 'compensation' to end and add 'hopes that the actions of the Greek Government will serve as a model for other Governments in their treatment of royal families.'.
Labour, Newport West
5
signatures
EDM 1004A2: tabled on 13 April 1994