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Targeting Iraqi Cities

EDM number 975 in 2002-03, proposed by Alan Simpson on 27/03/2003.

That this House rejects the presumption that Basra, a city of one million people, half of whom are children, can legitimately be designated a military target; believes that the destruction of Basra's water and electricity supplies has been an attack on civilians rather than troops; recognises that any use of non-lethal biochemical weapons by US forces on urban populations in Iraq would be illegal under the Chemical Weapons Convention; and urges the British Government to state its categorical opposition both to the use of such weapons and the targeting of civilian populations.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

Alan Simpson27/03/2003Nottingham SouthLabourProposed
Kelvin Hopkins27/03/2003Luton NorthLabourSigned
Lynne Jones27/03/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Alice Mahon27/03/2003HalifaxLabourSigned
Robert Marshall-Andrews27/03/2003MedwayLabourSigned
John McDonnell27/03/2003Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn27/03/2003Islington NorthLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard27/03/2003WalthamstowLabourSigned
Diane Abbott27/03/2003Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
David Taylor27/03/2003North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Robert Wareing27/03/2003Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Mike Wood27/03/2003Batley & SpenLabourSigned
Harry Barnes28/03/2003North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson28/03/2003Hampstead & HighgateLabourSigned
Simon Thomas31/03/2003CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Jenny Tonge31/03/2003Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden01/04/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Cohen01/04/2003Leyton & WansteadLabourSigned
Nigel Jones02/04/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Lewis02/04/2003WorsleyLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd02/04/2003Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Adam Price03/04/2003Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Michael Clapham03/04/2003Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Ann Cryer08/04/2003KeighleyLabourSigned
Harold Best09/04/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Bill Etherington28/04/2003Sunderland NorthLabourSigned

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