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Yemen

EDM number 585 in 2009-10, proposed by Keith Vaz on 13/01/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Middle East.

That this House welcomes the conference to be held on 27 January 2010 on Yemen and the increased funding being provided to Yemen by the Government; believes that the Conference will help towards tackling the growing security threats within the country; is concerned, however, with the suggested diversion of Yemenia flights from Sanaa to London, causing huge inconvenience to passengers who must disembark to be security-checked in either Paris or Cairo; notes that this course of action isolates Yemen and urges the Government to send technical assistance to Sanaa so that passengers can have rigorous security scanning before boarding flights; welcomes the visit of the German Foreign Minister to Yemen; and calls on the Government to follow this example and visit Yemen to discuss security issues in the region in light of the British hostage held captive and growing terrorist activities in the region.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Keith Vaz13/01/2010Leicester EastLabourProposed
Alan Meale14/01/2010MansfieldLabourSeconded
Martin Caton14/01/2010GowerLabourSeconded
David Chaytor14/01/2010Bury NorthLabourSeconded
Ann Cryer18/01/2010KeighleyLabourSeconded
Chris McCafferty18/01/2010Calder ValleyLabourSeconded
John McDonnell18/01/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Andy Slaughter19/01/2010Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's BushLabourSigned
Mike Hancock19/01/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington19/01/2010Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Janet Dean19/01/2010BurtonLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn19/01/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson19/01/2010Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin20/01/2010Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff20/01/2010Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabourSigned
Andrew Pelling20/01/2010Croydon CentralIndependentSigned
Elfyn Llwyd21/01/2010Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned

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