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Richard Gott And The Guardian

EDM number 249 in 1994-95, proposed by Edward Leigh on 12/12/1994.

That this House congratulates the Spectator, The Times and Sunday Times for their part in exposing Richard Gott of the Guardian as a KGB agent of influence at the height of the Cold War; notes that such agents were not meant to be spies passing Western secrets to Moscow, but propagandists feeding Moscow disinformation to the West; views their behaviour as treacherous and subversive, though not illegal in peacetime; believes that they deserve full public exposure, even if they cannot be prosecuted; and accordingly calls on the security service to stop trying to obstruct Oleg Gordievsky, who identified the KGB's British agents of influence nearly a decade ago, in his efforts to expose these people once and for all.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Edward Leigh12/12/1994Gainsborough and HorncastleProposed
David Shaw12/12/1994DoverSigned
Bill Walker12/12/1994North TaysideSigned
John Townend12/12/1994BridlingtonSigned
Walter Sweeney12/12/1994Vale of GlamorganSigned
George Gardiner12/12/1994ReigateSigned
David Evans12/12/1994Welwyn HatfieldSigned
Anthony Durant12/12/1994Reading WestSigned
Alan Duncan12/12/1994Rutland & MeltonSigned
Nirj Deva12/12/1994Brentford & IsleworthSigned
Michael Colvin12/12/1994Romsey and WatersideSigned
Michael Clark12/12/1994RochfordSigned
Winston Churchill12/12/1994DavyhulmeSigned
Nick Hawkins12/12/1994Blackpool SouthSigned
James Spicer12/12/1994West DorsetSigned
David Nicholson13/12/1994TauntonSigned
David Trimble13/12/1994Upper BannSigned
Ann Winterton14/12/1994CongletonSigned
William Powell15/12/1994CorbySigned
Bill Etherington15/12/1994Sunderland NorthSigned
Roger KnapmanUnknownWithdrawn

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