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Georgia 100th Anniversary

EDM number 1500 in 2017-19, proposed by Jonathan Djanogly on 10/07/2018.

That this House congratulates the people of Georgia on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the declaration of independence; welcomes the growth of political relations and cooperation in a variety of fields between the UK and Georgia, including intensifying inter-parliamentary cooperation; encourages further development of bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation between the UK and Georgia for mutual benefit; reaffirms the UK's unwavering support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders; commends the people and Government of Georgia for their successful reforms in recent years towards consolidating democracy, ensuring human rights protection, rule of law, media freedom and good governance as well as strengthening government transparency and judicial independence; expresses concern that after 10 years of the Russia-Georgia war and the occupation of Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region, South Ossetia, by the Russian Federation the security and human rights situation on the ground has been further aggravated; and recommends that the UK and Georgia should continue close cooperation with the aim to further deepen the Georgian-UK partnership, both in bilateral and multilateral formats and work together towards an open Europe of unity and solidarity to contribute to global peace and security.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Jonathan Djanogly10/07/2018HuntingdonConservativeProposed
Nigel Evans10/07/2018Ribble ValleyConservativeSeconded
Bob Neill10/07/2018Bromley and ChislehurstConservativeSeconded
Crispin Blunt10/07/2018ReigateConservativeSeconded
10/07/2018East RenfrewshireConservativeSeconded
Gordon Marsden10/07/2018Blackpool SouthLabourSeconded
Andrew Rosindell10/07/2018RomfordConservativeSigned
Laurence Robertson10/07/2018TewkesburyConservativeSigned
Henry Bellingham10/07/2018North West NorfolkConservativeSigned
Stephen Gethins10/07/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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