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Situation In Yemen

EDM number 2085 in 2010-12, proposed by Keith Vaz on 13/07/2011.
Categorised under the topics of International politics and government and Middle East.

That this House is gravely worried about the current situation in Yemen, a country where seven million people struggle to find enough to eat each day; notes that outbreaks of fighting in areas of South Yemen have resulted in the displacement of up to 40,000 people around Zinjibar and that 32,000 people have been displaced in North Yemem; further notes that the last meeting of the Friends of Yemen (FoY)was in 2010; is saddened that the US has had to suspend its aid operations in Yemen due to the current turmoil; welcomes the Department for International Development's announcement of a further 7.9 million in aid to the country; and urges the Government to call for a meeting of the FoY group as soon as possible.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Keith Vaz13/07/2011Leicester EastLabourProposed
Alan Meale14/07/2011MansfieldLabourSeconded
Martin Caton14/07/2011GowerLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn14/07/2011Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins18/07/2011Luton NorthLabourSeconded
David Crausby18/07/2011Bolton North EastLabourSeconded
John Leech18/07/2011Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Bottomley18/07/2011Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock18/07/2011Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Shannon18/07/2011StrangfordDUPSigned
John McDonnell19/07/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Mark Durkan19/07/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Hugh Bayley19/07/2011York CentralLabourSigned
John Pugh20/07/2011SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin20/07/2011Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn20/07/2011Newport WestLabourSigned

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