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The Big Ride

EDM number 1158 in 2015-16, proposed by Gerald Kaufman on 26/02/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Charities, Cycling and Middle East.

That this House salutes The Big Ride, an initiative by supporters of the Palestinian people, for organising a series of three day rides in 2016 from Bristol, Manchester, Sheffield and London that will converge in Birmingham on Sunday 7 August for a major public event with speakers from the growing solidarity movement; and notes that on Monday 8 August, hundreds of cyclists and supporters will leave Birmingham in a convoy to the Elbit-owned factory in Shenstone, Staffordshire, for a peaceful demonstration to highlight the UK's unethical arms trade with Israel.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Gerald Kaufman26/02/2016Manchester, GortonLabourProposed
Kelvin Hopkins01/03/2016Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell02/03/2016Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Jim Dowd11/03/2016Lewisham West and PengeLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan14/03/2016FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Roger Godsiff14/03/2016Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSeconded
Hywel Williams21/03/2016ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Caroline Lucas22/03/2016Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Alan Brown24/03/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Mark Williams24/03/2016CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Stuart McDonald11/04/2016Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Yasmin Qureshi18/04/2016Bolton South EastLabourSigned

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