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Famine In Africa

EDM number 590 in 1990-91, proposed by Jim Lester on 11/03/1991.

That this House acknowledges the scale and extent of the famines in Africa which affect over 20 million people in sub-Saharan countries; is greatly alarmed by reports from the World Food Programme and non-governmental agencies which indicate that food pledges from international donors fall far short of what is needed; congratulates the Overseas Development Administration on its response so far; acknowledges the key role played by the European Community and USAID in responding to emergencies; urges Her Majesty's Government to press both the European Community and USAID to respond immediately and fully to meet food needs; recalls the reports of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee in its deliberations on emergency aid which state that in exceptional emergency needs government should provide additional funding to the Overseas Development Administation; acknowledges that the present situation is an exceptional emergency; and therefore calls on Her Majesty's Government to make available additional funds to enable both the Overseas Development Administration and the European Community, in which the United Kingdom plays a lead role, to meet the urgent needs of those people in Africa who face hunger and starvation.

This motion has been signed by a total of 96 MPs, 19 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

James Lester11/03/1991BroxtoweProposed
Timothy Raison11/03/1991AylesburySigned
Bowen Wells11/03/1991Hertford & StortfordSigned
Rhodes Boyson11/03/1991Brent NorthSigned
Simon Hughes11/03/1991Southwark and BermondseySigned
Michael Jopling11/03/1991Westmorland & LonsdaleSigned
Tim Rathbone12/03/1991LewesSigned
Andrew Smith12/03/1991Oxford EastSigned
Peter Hardy12/03/1991WentworthSigned
Robert Hicks12/03/1991South East CornwallSigned
David Knox12/03/1991Staffordshire MoorlandsSigned
David Lambie12/03/1991Cunninghame SouthSigned
David Alton12/03/1991Liverpool Mossley HillSigned
Mike Watson12/03/1991Glasgow CentralSigned
Tom Cox13/03/1991TootingSigned
James Wray13/03/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
David Steel13/03/1991Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleSigned
Peter Bottomley13/03/1991ElthamSigned
Ian Grist13/03/1991Cardiff CentralSigned
John Evans13/03/1991St Helens NorthSigned
Alexander Eadie13/03/1991MidlothianSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie13/03/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe13/03/1991LeighSigned
Joan Lestor13/03/1991EcclesSigned
Robert Hughes13/03/1991Aberdeen NorthSigned
Martin Smyth14/03/1991Belfast SouthSigned
Matthew Taylor14/03/1991TruroSigned
Jacques Arnold14/03/1991GraveshamSigned
Alex Carlile14/03/1991MontgomerySigned
John Home Robertson14/03/1991East LothianSigned
John Smith14/03/1991Vale of GlamorganSigned
Alan Meale14/03/1991MansfieldSigned
Chris Smith15/03/1991Islington South & FinsburySigned
Ronnie Fearn15/03/1991SouthportSigned
Jim Wallace15/03/1991Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Nicholas Winterton15/03/1991MacclesfieldSigned
Eric Illsley18/03/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Russell Johnston18/03/1991Inverness, Nairn and LochaberSigned
Menzies Campbell18/03/1991Fife North EastSigned
Ivan Lawrence19/03/1991BurtonSigned
Dennis Turner19/03/1991Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Michael Carr19/03/1991Ribble ValleySigned
Stuart Bell21/03/1991MiddlesbroughSigned
Peter Shore22/03/1991Bethnal Green and StepneySigned
Kate Hoey25/03/1991VauxhallSigned
John Fraser25/03/1991NorwoodSigned
Harry Greenway25/03/1991Ealing NorthSigned
Andrew Bowden26/03/1991Brighton, KemptownSigned
John Gorst26/03/1991Hendon NorthSigned
James Kilfedder26/03/1991North DownSigned
Peter Snape15/04/1991West Bromwich EastSigned
John Wilkinson15/04/1991Ruislip - NorthwoodSigned
Gerard Vaughan15/04/1991Reading EastSigned
Graham Allen15/04/1991Nottingham NorthSigned
Robin Corbett15/04/1991Birmingham, ErdingtonSigned
James Hill15/04/1991Southampton, TestSigned
Harriet Harman15/04/1991PeckhamSigned
George Gardiner15/04/1991ReigateSigned
David Shaw16/04/1991DoverSigned
Roger Moate17/04/1991FavershamSigned
John Gilbert17/04/1991Dudley EastSigned
Joan Walley17/04/1991Stoke-on-Trent NorthSigned
Richard Livsey18/04/1991Brecon and RadnorSigned
Alan Beith18/04/1991Berwick-upon-TweedSigned
Richard Luce18/04/1991ShorehamSigned
Archy Kirkwood18/04/1991Roxburgh & BerwickshireSigned
Nick Brown23/04/1991Newcastle upon Tyne EastSigned
George Howarth24/04/1991Knowsley NorthSigned
Malcolm Thornton25/04/1991CrosbySigned
Denzil Davies29/04/1991LlanelliSigned
Rupert Allason01/05/1991TorbaySigned
John Ward15/05/1991PooleSigned
David Atkinson17/05/1991Bournemouth EastSigned
John McWilliam20/05/1991BlaydonSigned
Cecil Walker03/06/1991Belfast NorthSigned
John Butcher12/06/1991Coventry South WestSigned
John McFall18/07/1991DumbartonSigned
Dawn PrimaroloUnknownWithdrawn
Chris MullinUnknownWithdrawn
John BattleUnknownWithdrawn
Ernie RossUnknownWithdrawn
David HinchliffeUnknownWithdrawn
Alice MahonUnknownWithdrawn
John McAllionUnknownWithdrawn
William McKelveyUnknownWithdrawn
Keith BradleyUnknownWithdrawn
Alistair DarlingUnknownWithdrawn
Terry DavisUnknownWithdrawn
John CummingsUnknownWithdrawn
Maria FyfeUnknownWithdrawn
Norman A GodmanUnknownWithdrawn
Marjorie MowlamUnknownWithdrawn
Andrew FauldsUnknownWithdrawn
Win GriffithsUnknownWithdrawn
Diane AbbottUnknownWithdrawn
Thomas GrahamUnknownWithdrawn

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