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EDM number 215 in 1990-91, proposed by Harry Cohen on 11/12/1990.

That this House expresses concern about the unconstitutional nature of the court in Grenada which has sentenced 14 people to death and three to life imprisonment; notes that this trial began while United States and other foreign forces were occupying Grenada contrary to international law; particularly objects to the irregularities like all the judges being on temporary contracts, a prosecuting attorney resigning then being appointed the next day to supervise selection of the jury, families of the defendants being denied access to the court for a long period of the trial, and the seizure by the United States of documents vital to the defence and not made available; and therefore considers it essential that the Grenada court system should be regularised and made constitutional by returning it to the Organisation of East Caribbean States Court System, which allows the right of appeal to the Privy Council, and that the sentences be quashed on the basis of these and other irregularities.

This motion has been signed by a total of 35 MPs.

Harry Cohen11/12/1990LeytonProposed
Max Madden11/12/1990Bradford WestSigned
James Wray11/12/1990Glasgow ProvanSigned
Audrey Wise11/12/1990PrestonSigned
Tony Benn11/12/1990ChesterfieldSigned
Harry Barnes11/12/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
Mildred Gordon11/12/1990Bow and PoplarSigned
Harry Ewing11/12/1990Falkirk EastSigned
Bob Cryer11/12/1990Bradford SouthSigned
Jeremy Corbyn11/12/1990Islington NorthSigned
Bill Michie11/12/1990Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Ian McCartney11/12/1990MakerfieldSigned
Alice Mahon11/12/1990HalifaxSigned
Ken Livingstone11/12/1990Brent EastSigned
Terry Lewis11/12/1990WorsleySigned
Dennis Skinner11/12/1990BolsoverSigned
Robert Parry11/12/1990Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Chris Mullin11/12/1990Sunderland SouthSigned
Sam Galbraith12/12/1990Strathkelvin & BearsdenSigned
Norman Godman12/12/1990Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Andrew Faulds12/12/1990Warley EastSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie12/12/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
Alan Meale12/12/1990MansfieldSigned
Peter Hardy12/12/1990WentworthSigned
Doug Hoyle13/12/1990Warrington NorthSigned
Roland Boyes13/12/1990Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Jack Thompson14/12/1990WansbeckSigned
Martin Redmond17/12/1990Don ValleySigned
Eric Illsley17/12/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
John Battle18/12/1990Leeds WestSigned
John Cummings14/01/1991EasingtonSigned
Diane Abbott17/01/1991Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonSigned
Martyn Jones30/01/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Tommy Graham30/01/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Ronald Brown07/02/1991Edinburgh LeithSigned

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