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Kurdish Language

EDM number 1481 in 2010-12, proposed by Tom Brake on 28/02/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Middle East.

That this House notes that the Kurdish community currently forms a significant part of the population of Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey; applauds the fact that since the adoption of a new constitution in 2005 Kurdish has been recognised alongside Arabic as an official language in Iraq; and calls on the governments of Iran, Syria and Turkey to recognise Kurdish as an official language and to permit its teaching in schools as a step towards improving the integration of Kurdish communities in society.

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

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Tom Brake28/02/2011Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratProposed
Mark Durkan01/03/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Jim Shannon01/03/2011StrangfordDUPSeconded
Robert Halfon01/03/2011HarlowConservativeSeconded
Alan Meale01/03/2011MansfieldLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn02/03/2011Newport WestLabourSeconded
Margaret Ritchie02/03/2011South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John McDonnell02/03/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Stephen Williams03/03/2011Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Bob Russell03/03/2011ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech08/03/2011Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton09/03/2011GowerLabourSigned
Michael Weir09/03/2011AngusScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil10/03/2011Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Marsha Singh14/03/2011Bradford WestLabourSigned
Andrew George16/03/2011St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell17/03/2011Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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