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Famine In Ethiopia

EDM number 217 in 1989-90, proposed by George Galloway on 14/12/1989.

That this House dismayed by re-emerging famine in Ethiopia and Eritrea, notes that for 250 years on famine has occurred in Ethiopia every 11 years on average, notes the contribution of drought, deforestation and desparate poverty to the situation, notes the culpability of the Mengistu Government in its disastrous agricultural policies, its occupation of Eritrea and its relationship to its own nationalities, nevertheless recognises that the programme of the avowedly pro-Albanian Tigray People's Liberation front would be even worse, and therefore calls for a cease-fire, a government of national unity in Ethiopia, and a United Nations initiative to resolve outstanding problems.

This motion has been signed by a total of 34 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

George Galloway14/12/1989Glasgow HillheadProposed
Ernie Ross14/12/1989Dundee WestSigned
John McAllion14/12/1989Dundee EastSigned
William McKelvey14/12/1989Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
James Wray14/12/1989Glasgow ProvanSigned
Harry Barnes18/12/1989North East DerbyshireSigned
Alice Mahon19/12/1989HalifaxSigned
Dafydd Wigley19/12/1989CaernarfonSigned
John Battle19/12/1989Leeds WestSigned
Win Griffiths19/12/1989BridgendSigned
Maria Fyfe19/12/1989Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe19/12/1989LeighSigned
Alan Meale19/12/1989MansfieldSigned
Ian McCartney19/12/1989MakerfieldSigned
Eric Illsley19/12/1989Barnsley CentralSigned
John Home Robertson19/12/1989East LothianSigned
Peter Hardy19/12/1989WentworthSigned
Doug Hoyle20/12/1989Warrington NorthSigned
Tom Cox20/12/1989TootingSigned
Eddie Loyden20/12/1989Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Jack Thompson21/12/1989WansbeckSigned
John Cummings08/01/1990EasingtonSigned
Malcolm Bruce09/01/1990GordonSigned
Dawn Primarolo10/01/1990Bristol SouthSigned
Robert Parry11/01/1990Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Robert Litherland11/01/1990Manchester CentralSigned
Keith Bradley11/01/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Frank Doran11/01/1990Aberdeen SouthSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie11/01/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
Tommy Graham18/01/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Allan Rogers25/01/1990RhonddaSigned
Jimmy Hood25/01/1990ClydesdaleSigned
Max Madden29/01/1990Bradford WestSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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