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Israeli Withdrawal From Lebanon And The Middle East Peace Process

EDM number 657 in 1996-97, proposed by Tim Rathbone on 13/03/1997.

That this House recalls and condemns the tragedy of Israeli invasion of the Lebanon 19 years ago, on 14th March 1978, and subsequent aggression in July 1981, June 1982 and July 1993 and last year's massacre at Qana in April 1996; notes United National Resolution 425 of 19th March 1978 demanding the immediate unilateral withdrawal of Israel from South Lebanon and respect for Lebanon's territorial integrity, sovereignty and political independence; deeply regrets the complete lack of action to implement those resolutions; notes Israel's special relationship with the European Union, providing as it does considerable potential European influence on Israel to ensure compliance with United National resolutions and adherence to internationally accepted standards of human rights; and calls upon the British Government to demand at the forthcoming IGC and at all other pertinent occasions implementation of a system of monitoring Israeli actions and withdrawal as a requirement for continued trade preference and the present special relationship, stating categorically that there is noreason for further delay in positive reaction from Israel, which is crucial to the Middle East peace process.

This motion has been signed by a total of 24 MPs.

Tim Rathbone13/03/1997LewesProposed
John Hunt13/03/1997RavensbourneSigned
Mark Lennox-Boyd13/03/1997Morecambe & LunesdaleSigned
Richard Alexander13/03/1997NewarkSigned
John Gunnell13/03/1997Leeds South and MorleySigned
David Steel13/03/1997Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleSigned
Michael Stephen13/03/1997ShorehamSigned
Peter Temple-Morris13/03/1997LeominsterSigned
Cyril Townsend13/03/1997BexleyheathSigned
Ken Livingstone17/03/1997Brent EastSigned
Menzies Campbell17/03/1997Fife North EastSigned
Lynne Jones18/03/1997Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Harry Barnes18/03/1997North East DerbyshireSigned
Norman Godman18/03/1997Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Andrew Faulds18/03/1997Warley EastSigned
Michael Connarty18/03/1997Falkirk EastSigned
Roy Hughes18/03/1997Newport EastSigned
Nick Harvey19/03/1997North DevonSigned
Neil Gerrard19/03/1997WalthamstowSigned
Hugh Bayley19/03/1997York, City ofSigned
Matthew Taylor19/03/1997TruroSigned
Jim Wallace19/03/1997Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Mike Watson19/03/1997Glasgow CentralSigned
Simon Hughes20/03/1997Southwark and BermondseySigned

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