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Marshall Islands And Nuclear Disarmament

EDM number 50 in 2014-15, proposed by Jeremy Corbyn on 05/06/2014.
Categorised under the topic of Arms control.

That this House notes the 67 nuclear weapons tests conducted in the Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958; regrets the environmental and humanitarian impact of those tests on the Marshall Islands; further notes that the US Atomic Energy Commission in 1956 described it as by far the most contaminated place in the world; expresses support for the Marshall Islands' legal proceedings against nine nuclear weapons states, including the UK, at the International Court of Justice over their failure to comply with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty; and urges the Government to respond by committing to scrap Trident.

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

Jeremy Corbyn05/06/2014Islington NorthLabourProposed
Ian Mearns05/06/2014GatesheadLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan05/06/2014FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Joan Ruddock05/06/2014Lewisham, DeptfordLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins05/06/2014Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Jonathan Edwards05/06/2014Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Katy Clark09/06/2014North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/06/2014Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Alan Meale09/06/2014MansfieldLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie09/06/2014South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Hywel Williams09/06/2014ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Glenda Jackson10/06/2014Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
John Leech10/06/2014Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton10/06/2014GowerLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin10/06/2014Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner10/06/2014BolsoverLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd11/06/2014Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Ronnie Campbell11/06/2014Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell11/06/2014Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Paul Flynn12/06/2014Newport WestLabourSigned
Mary Glindon12/06/2014North TynesideLabourSigned
Michael Weir12/06/2014AngusScottish National PartySigned
Linda Riordan16/06/2014HalifaxLabourSigned

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