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Latin America, Britain And Europe

EDM number 459 in 1989-90, proposed by Jimmy Wray on 06/02/1990.

That this House sees no valid reason for the very low priority accorded by Her Majesty's Government and the EC to Latin America; believes that our mistake in abandoning Latin America to the aggressive and exploitative practices of the United States interests is partly responsible for the social turmoil, the poverty and the repression which affect many people in Latin America; finds particular shame in both the disgraceful saga of the international debt, resembling more a loan shark operation at international scale than a respectable financial deal, and the International Monetary Fund policies which have forced the Latin American governments to apply damaging economic and social measures just for the sake of ensuring that powerful and wealthy people in the northern hemisphere can continue to prosper at the expense of the poor; calls upon Her Majesty's Government to reverse their approach to Latin America and together with other European countries to launch a new initiative responding to the democratic authorities and movements of Latin America which need our active presence and material support to carry out their policies for economic growth, social justice, democracy and real self-determination; and also calls all the European parliaments and the EC Parliament to urgently debate this issue which, like our support for Eastern Europe, is so relevant to our own prosperity and peace.

This motion has been signed by a total of 36 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

James Wray06/02/1990Glasgow ProvanProposed
John McAllion06/02/1990Dundee EastSigned
Alan Meale06/02/1990MansfieldSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie06/02/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
George Galloway06/02/1990Glasgow HillheadSigned
Robert Parry07/02/1990Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Peter Hardy07/02/1990WentworthSigned
Bill Michie07/02/1990Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Keith Bradley07/02/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Cummings07/02/1990EasingtonSigned
Terry Davis07/02/1990Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Norman Godman07/02/1990Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Harry Barnes07/02/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
John Battle07/02/1990Leeds WestSigned
Mike Watson08/02/1990Glasgow CentralSigned
Ron Davies08/02/1990CaerphillySigned
Dennis Skinner08/02/1990BolsoverSigned
Martin Redmond08/02/1990Don ValleySigned
Tony Lloyd08/02/1990StretfordSigned
Maria Fyfe09/02/1990Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Doug Hoyle12/02/1990Warrington NorthSigned
Alice Mahon12/02/1990HalifaxSigned
Dennis Turner13/02/1990Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Tony Banks13/02/1990Newham North WestSigned
Andrew Faulds13/02/1990Warley EastSigned
Bob Cryer13/02/1990Bradford SouthSigned
Eddie Loyden13/02/1990Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Eric Illsley14/02/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
Roland Boyes14/02/1990Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/02/1990Islington NorthSigned
Tony Benn15/02/1990ChesterfieldSigned
Max Madden19/02/1990Bradford WestSigned
Audrey Wise19/02/1990PrestonSigned
Ronald Brown20/02/1990Edinburgh LeithSigned
Tommy Graham20/02/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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