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Remembering Edmund Dene Morel Mp

EDM number 502 in 2013-14, proposed by Jim McGovern on 10/09/2013.
Categorised under the topic of Africa.

That this House commemorates 140 years since the birth of E D Morel, the 17th hon. Member for Dundee, who led the international campaign against the abject abuses in the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium at the turn of the last century; pays homage to his dedication to the Congo Reform Association and his early work in championing human rights for all; commends the Save the Congo campaign for establishing the Morel Prize to keep his extraordinary legacy alive and congratulates the two inaugural winners of the 2013 Morel Prize, the former Lord Bishop of Winchester, the Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt and V-Day founder Eve Ensler for their role in defending the Congolese people in recent years; and calls on the Government to establish a memorial in E D Morel's memory.

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

Jim McGovern10/09/2013Dundee WestLabourProposed
Jim Shannon11/09/2013StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins11/09/2013Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell11/09/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn11/09/2013Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Michael Weir11/09/2013AngusScottish National PartySeconded
John McDonnell11/09/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Stewart Hosie11/09/2013Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley11/09/2013Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock11/09/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Francis11/09/2013AberavonLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne11/09/2013Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell11/09/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Chris Ruane11/09/2013Vale of ClwydLabourSigned
Eilidh Whiteford15/10/2013Banff and BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil15/10/2013Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Michael Connarty16/10/2013Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned

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