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National Petition For Palestine

EDM number 1561 in 2001-02, proposed by Jeremy Corbyn on 03/07/2002.

That this House welcomes the launch of the National Petition for Palestine on 2nd July; and endorses its five demands that the British Government should call on Israel to withdraw its army from the Occupied Territories; that Britain should call on Israel to dismantle the settlements in the Occupied Territories; that the British Government should call on Israel to accept that the Palestinians have an equal right to Jerusalem, whether it be the capital of their separate state (East Jerusalem) or that of a single democratic secular state; that Britain should make a public commitment to supporting UN resolution 194 calling on Israel to grant the refugees, the Palestinians displaced by them, the right to return to Israel or a right to compensation if they choose not to return; and that Britain should impose trade sanctions on Israel, including an arms embargo, until the above demands are met.

This motion has been signed by a total of 34 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Jeremy Corbyn03/07/2002Islington NorthLabourProposed
John Austin03/07/2002Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Diane Abbott03/07/2002Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Richard Burden03/07/2002Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSigned
Alice Mahon03/07/2002HalifaxLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins03/07/2002Luton NorthLabourSigned
Robert Wareing04/07/2002Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Mike Hancock04/07/2002Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew George04/07/2002St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton04/07/2002GowerLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara04/07/2002Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell04/07/2002Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
David Lepper04/07/2002Brighton, PavilionLabour Co-operativeSigned
Eric Illsley04/07/2002Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Marsha Singh04/07/2002Bradford WestLabourSigned
Brian Iddon08/07/2002Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Ian Gibson09/07/2002Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington09/07/2002Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Ann Cryer09/07/2002KeighleyLabourSigned
Michael Clapham09/07/2002Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Chris McCafferty09/07/2002Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd10/07/2002Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Ronnie Campbell10/07/2002Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
David Drew11/07/2002StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Neil Gerrard11/07/2002WalthamstowLabourSigned
Mike Wood15/07/2002Batley & SpenLabourSigned
Harold Best16/07/2002Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar16/07/2002Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
Adam Price17/07/2002Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Tony Clarke17/07/2002Northampton SouthLabourSigned
George Galloway19/07/2002Glasgow, KelvinLabourSigned
Alan Simpson22/07/2002Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Phil Sawford23/07/2002KetteringLabourSigned
Colin Breed24/09/2002South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned

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