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UAE Forces On The Island Of Socotra

EDM number 1280 in 2017-19, proposed by Alex Sobel on 16/05/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces, Cultural heritage, International politics and government and Middle East.

That this House recognises the sovereignty of the Republic of Yemen over the Island of Socotra, Yemen; notes that Socotra is home to tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians and a unique biosphere with a host of Unesco-protected plants and animals and is one of four Yemeni sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Lists; further notes the inhabitants of that island speak an endangered, unwritten language, Soqotri; notes that the associated culture and entire way of life are unique; notes that there is evidence of UAE forces in Soctora and in recent weeks the Yemeni Government submitted a complaint to the UN regarding the presence of UAE forces; calls on the Government to use all the leverage that it has to ensure that the sovereignty of the Republic of Yemen over Socotra is not compromised; and urges the Government to use every diplomatic instrument available to bring that conflict to an end.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Alex Sobel16/05/2018Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeProposed
Lloyd Russell-Moyle16/05/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Anna McMorrin16/05/2018Cardiff NorthLabourSeconded
Mohammad Yasin16/05/2018BedfordLabourSeconded
Grahame Morris16/05/2018EasingtonLabourSeconded
Dennis Skinner21/05/2018BolsoverLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon21/05/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins22/05/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Alison Thewliss22/05/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley23/05/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Sandy Martin05/06/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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