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Refusal Of UK Visa For Helen Berhane

EDM number 1531 in 2010-12, proposed by Jeffrey Donaldson on 03/03/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Nationality.

That this House regrets the decision by the UK Border Agency to refuse a visa for Helen Berhane to enter the UK; recalls the enormous suffering and persecution endured by Helen whilst held prisoner in Eritrea in appalling conditions in a shipping container where she was tortured, abused and beaten because of her strong Christian faith; notes that Helen desires to share with people in the UK a message of hope, peace and reconciliation; and calls on the Home Office to intervene urgently to ensure that this decision is reviewed and a visa issued to Helen Berhane.

This motion has been signed by a total of 41 MPs.

Jeffrey M Donaldson03/03/2011Lagan ValleyDUPProposed
Nigel Dodds03/03/2011Belfast NorthDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon03/03/2011StrangfordDUPSeconded
Ian Paisley Jnr03/03/2011North AntrimDUPSeconded
David Simpson03/03/2011Upper BannDUPSeconded
William McCrea03/03/2011South AntrimDUPSeconded
Gregory Campbell08/03/2011East LondonderryDUPSigned
Michael Weir09/03/2011AngusScottish National PartySigned
Alasdair McDonnell17/03/2011Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John Thurso31/03/2011Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Gapes31/03/2011Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Martin Caton01/04/2011GowerLabourSigned
Annette Brooke05/04/2011Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Sammy Wilson26/04/2011East AntrimDUPSigned
David Davies26/04/2011MonmouthConservativeSigned
Gerald Kaufman26/04/2011Manchester, GortonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon26/04/2011North DownIndependentSigned
Philip Davies03/05/2011ShipleyConservativeSigned
Heidi Alexander03/05/2011Lewisham EastLabourSigned
John Cryer04/05/2011Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Alan Reid04/05/2011Argyll and ButeLiberal DemocratSigned
Charles Kennedy11/05/2011Ross, Skye and LochaberLiberal DemocratSigned
Joan Walley12/05/2011Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Katy Clark12/05/2011North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Gordon Banks13/05/2011Ochil and South PerthshireLabourSigned
Paul Goggins17/05/2011Wythenshawe and Sale EastLabourSigned
Gary Streeter24/05/2011South West DevonConservativeSigned
Simon Danczuk07/06/2011RochdaleLabourSigned
Tim Farron07/06/2011Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Godsiff07/06/2011Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Ann Clwyd07/06/2011Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden08/06/2011Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
John Whittingdale08/06/2011MaldonConservativeSigned
Jonathan Evans09/06/2011Cardiff NorthConservativeSigned
Jo Swinson09/06/2011East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Anne Main16/06/2011St AlbansConservativeSigned
Michael Crockart21/06/2011Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Beith29/06/2011Berwick-upon-TweedLiberal DemocratSigned
Duncan Hames19/07/2011ChippenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Edward Leigh11/08/2011GainsboroughConservativeSigned
Tom Brake10/10/2011Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned

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