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Democracy In Bangladesh

EDM number 1834 in 2007-08, proposed by Sally Keeble on 18/06/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Asia, Human rights and International politics and government.

That this House supports the declaration made by the Foreign Secretary on his visit to Bangladesh on 10th February 2008 that Britain will help Bangladesh and its people who are striving to achieve a democracy that will endure; expresses concern that the caretaker government have arrested thousands of political activists from the main political parties according to Human Rights Watch and Bangladeshi newspaper reports; notes the desire for free and fair elections to be held in December 2008 without intimidation or harassment; and calls on the UK Government to use its good offices to ensure the caretaker government of Bangladesh provides an environment conducive to the establishment of a sustainable democracy that involves all the main political parties.

This motion has been signed by a total of 44 MPs.

Sally Keeble18/06/2008Northampton NorthLabourProposed
Anne Main18/06/2008St AlbansConservativeSeconded
Richard Burden18/06/2008Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSeconded
Chris McCafferty18/06/2008Calder ValleyLabourSeconded
Patrick Hall18/06/2008BedfordLabourSeconded
Hugh Bayley18/06/2008City of YorkLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley19/06/2008Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Clive Efford19/06/2008ElthamLabourSigned
David Drew19/06/2008StroudLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore19/06/2008HendonLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn19/06/2008Islington NorthLabourSigned
Lynne Jones19/06/2008Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins19/06/2008Luton NorthLabourSigned
David Laws20/06/2008YeovilLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Evans20/06/2008Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
Bruce George20/06/2008Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins23/06/2008TamworthLabourSigned
John McDonnell23/06/2008Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Harry Cohen23/06/2008Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Ann Cryer23/06/2008KeighleyLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin23/06/2008Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell23/06/2008Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton24/06/2008GowerLabourSigned
Brian Binley24/06/2008Northampton SouthConservativeSigned
Betty Williams24/06/2008ConwyLabourSigned
Mark Durkan24/06/2008FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Hywel Francis24/06/2008AberavonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon25/06/2008North DownUUPSigned
Alasdair McDonnell25/06/2008Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Annette Brooke25/06/2008Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Janet Dean25/06/2008BurtonLabourSigned
John Battle25/06/2008Leeds WestLabourSigned
Stephen Williams25/06/2008Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma25/06/2008Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Greg Pope26/06/2008HyndburnLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson26/06/2008North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Karen Buck26/06/2008Regent's Park and Kensington NorthLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff01/07/2008Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabourSigned
Jim Devine01/07/2008LivingstonLabourSigned
Alan Simpson02/07/2008Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington02/07/2008Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Rudi Vis02/07/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
John Leech09/07/2008Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby06/10/2008Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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