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Drones

EDM number 661 in 2012-13, proposed by Tom Watson on 31/10/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights, Middle East, Military operations and North America.

That this House welcomes the new All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles; notes that the use of drones by the UK, in Afghanistan and elsewhere, is an issue of concern; draws attention to allegations that the UK is sharing information with other states for the purposes of targeted killings using drones; further notes the human rights questions which arise from the direct and indirect use of drones by the UK; further notes the need for increased transparency and accountability on this use; and calls on the Government to work with the All Party Parliamentary Group on this issue.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Tom Watson31/10/2012West Bromwich EastLabourProposed
David Anderson31/10/2012BlaydonLabourSeconded
John Hemming31/10/2012Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSeconded
George Galloway31/10/2012Bradford WestRespectSeconded
Sandra Osborne31/10/2012Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSeconded
Caroline Lucas31/10/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Mark Williams31/10/2012CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech01/11/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jonathan Edwards01/11/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Jeremy Corbyn02/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Mark Durkan05/11/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Jim Dobbin05/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins05/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Simon Danczuk06/11/2012RochdaleLabourSigned
Paul Flynn06/11/2012Newport WestLabourSigned
Martin Caton06/11/2012GowerLabourSigned
John McDonnell06/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd06/11/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Margaret Ritchie06/11/2012South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
David Crausby07/11/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Mike Hancock07/11/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Yasmin Qureshi07/11/2012Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma08/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned

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