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25th Anniversary Of The Arrival Of The Ugandan Asians

EDM number 533 in 1997-98, proposed by Keith Vaz on 01/12/1997.

That this House notes that 1997 marks the 25th anniversary of the arrival of Ugandan Asians in Britain following their expulsion from Uganda by Idi Amin in 1972; further notes that most of them arrived from Uganda with no possessions; congratulates them in light of this on their achievement in building up a thriving and successful community that has become a great asset to Britain in economic, social and cultural terms; and welcomes their contribution towards the creation of an enriched multicultural Britain.

This motion has been signed by a total of 36 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Keith Vaz01/12/1997Leicester EastLabourProposed
Martin Smyth02/12/1997Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Robert Wareing02/12/1997Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Jim Wallace02/12/1997Orkney & ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Tyler02/12/1997North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
John Austin02/12/1997Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Bill Michie02/12/1997Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar02/12/1997Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins02/12/1997Luton NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell03/12/1997Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
John Cryer03/12/1997HornchurchLabourSigned
Norman Godman03/12/1997Greenock & InverclydeLabourSigned
Jenny Tonge03/12/1997Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Palmer04/12/1997BroxtoweLabourSigned
Lynne Jones04/12/1997Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Harry Barnes04/12/1997North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Roy Beggs04/12/1997East AntrimUUPSigned
Tom Cox05/12/1997TootingLabourSigned
Nick Harvey05/12/1997North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore08/12/1997HendonLabourSigned
Alan Williams08/12/1997Swansea WestLabourSigned
Harry Cohen09/12/1997Leyton & WansteadLabourSigned
Richard Allan09/12/1997Sheffield, HallamLiberal DemocratSigned
Ken Livingstone10/12/1997Brent EastLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden10/12/1997Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Vincent Cable10/12/1997TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis11/12/1997Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Edward Davey11/12/1997Kingston & SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Gapes15/12/1997Ilford SouthLabour Co-operativeSigned
Bill Etherington16/12/1997Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Maria Fyfe16/12/1997Glasgow, MaryhillLabourSigned
Denzil Davies14/01/1998LlanelliLabourSigned
Piara S Khabra15/01/1998Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Diane Abbott15/01/1998Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Andy King29/01/1998Rugby & KenilworthLabourSigned
Patricia HewittUnknownWithdrawn

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