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Arrest Of Catalan Politicians

EDM number 1139 in 2017-19, proposed by Hywel Williams on 28/03/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Administration of justice, Devolution, International politics and government and Western Europe.

That this House expresses deep concern at the issuing of arrest warrants by Spain's Supreme Court for 25 Catalan leaders; notes the arrest of Carles Puigdemont, the former leader of Catalonia in Germany and the intention of Clara Ponsanti to band herself in to police in Scotland this week; further expresses concern about the detention of democratically elected politicians guilty of nothing but peacefully pursuing their ideals; condemns the blatant politicisation of the Spanish judiciary; and urges the Government to condemn the issuing of political arrest warrants by the Spanish Government and to make representations to the Spanish Government to cease this persecution and respect the will of the people of Catalonia.

This motion has been signed by a total of 8 MPs.

Hywel Williams28/03/2018ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Jonathan Edwards28/03/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts28/03/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake28/03/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Hannah Bardell16/04/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Douglas Chapman16/04/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry23/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Joanna Cherry23/04/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned

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