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Arrests Of Unionists In Pakistan

EDM number 986 in 1995-96, proposed by Tony Benn on 11/06/1996.

That this House expresses grave concern at the arrest of senior Banking trade union officials in Pakistan, including Abdul Aziz Memon, a member of the National Assembly and Chairman of the United Group of management employees and seven other prominent trade union leaders in the United Bank of Pakistan; notes that Mr Memon, a parliamentarian has been stripped of his immunity without the consent of the Speaker; and calls for their immediate release and the restoration of all basic trade union rights which are essential for a democratic society.

This motion has been signed by a total of 45 MPs.

Tony Benn11/06/1996ChesterfieldProposed
Max Madden11/06/1996Bradford WestSigned
Audrey Wise11/06/1996PrestonSigned
Robert Wareing11/06/1996Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Harry Barnes11/06/1996North East DerbyshireSigned
Diane Abbott11/06/1996Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonSigned
Donald Dixon11/06/1996JarrowSigned
Jean Corston11/06/1996Bristol EastSigned
Jeremy Corbyn11/06/1996Islington NorthSigned
Frank Cook11/06/1996Stockton NorthSigned
Ronnie Campbell11/06/1996Blyth ValleySigned
Alice Mahon11/06/1996HalifaxSigned
Llew Smith11/06/1996Blaenau GwentSigned
Dennis Skinner11/06/1996BolsoverSigned
Alan Simpson11/06/1996Nottingham SouthSigned
Mike Hall12/06/1996Warrington SouthSigned
Win Griffiths12/06/1996BridgendSigned
Nick Ainger12/06/1996PembrokeSigned
John Evans12/06/1996St Helens NorthSigned
Bill Michie12/06/1996Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Lynne Jones12/06/1996Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Robert Hughes12/06/1996Aberdeen NorthSigned
Keith Hill12/06/1996StreathamSigned
Peter Hardy12/06/1996WentworthSigned
Ken Livingstone12/06/1996Brent EastSigned
Nick Harvey13/06/1996North DevonSigned
Neil Gerrard13/06/1996WalthamstowSigned
Tony Banks13/06/1996Newham North WestSigned
Norman Godman17/06/1996Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe18/06/1996LeighSigned
Mildred Gordon18/06/1996Bow and PoplarSigned
Bill Etherington18/06/1996Sunderland NorthSigned
John Cummings18/06/1996EasingtonSigned
Roy Hughes18/06/1996Newport EastSigned
Robert Parry18/06/1996Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Colin Pickthall19/06/1996West LancashireSigned
Alan Meale19/06/1996MansfieldSigned
Michael Clapham19/06/1996Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Eric Clarke19/06/1996MidlothianSigned
Llin Golding19/06/1996Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Jack Thompson19/06/1996WansbeckSigned
Dennis Turner19/06/1996Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Harry Cohen20/06/1996LeytonSigned
Michael Connarty04/07/1996Falkirk EastSigned
Doug Hoyle11/07/1996Warrington NorthSigned

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