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Interpal

EDM number 786 in 2013-14, proposed by Kelvin Hopkins on 25/11/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Charities, Financial institutions, Financial services and Middle East.

That this House acknowledges the humanitarian work carried out for the people of Palestine by the British charity Interpal; commends the generosity of British donors to the charity; regrets that it has been denied full access to the banking system as a result of an unfounded designation by the US administration in 2003; notes that a US district court in New York saw no evidence that Interpal funded Hamas-supporting charities; further notes that the court threw out a case against NatWest Bank claiming it had knowingly facilitated Interpal's alleged provision of money to these charities; further notes that the Treasury successfully intervened in this case; and calls on the Government to press the US administration to rescind its damaging designation of Interpal.

This motion has been signed by a total of 38 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Kelvin Hopkins25/11/2013Luton NorthLabourProposed
John Hemming25/11/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSeconded
Bob Russell25/11/2013ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mark Durkan25/11/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
John McDonnell25/11/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd25/11/2013Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Peter Bottomley25/11/2013Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Margaret Ritchie25/11/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Sarah Teather25/11/2013Brent CentralLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn25/11/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock26/11/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cunningham26/11/2013Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin26/11/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Martin Caton26/11/2013GowerLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards26/11/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Alan Meale26/11/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
John Leech27/11/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ronnie Campbell27/11/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Linda Riordan27/11/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell28/11/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Yasmin Qureshi28/11/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Michael Weir28/11/2013AngusScottish National PartySigned
Paul Flynn28/11/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Andrew George28/11/2013St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams03/12/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma04/12/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Ian Lavery04/12/2013WansbeckLabourSigned
Hywel Williams04/12/2013ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Fabian Hamilton04/12/2013Leeds North EastLabourSigned
Mike Wood05/12/2013Batley and SpenLabourSigned
David Ward10/12/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Graham Stringer10/12/2013Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
George Galloway10/12/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
Roger Godsiff16/12/2013Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman06/01/2014HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas06/01/2014Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Andrew Stunell13/01/2014Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark14/01/2014North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned

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