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UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty (No. 2)

EDM number 374 in 2017-19, proposed by Caroline Lucas on 11/10/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Arms control.

That this House notes that on 7 July 2017 the UN concluded a legally-binding Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons with the object of leading to the total elimination of nuclear weapons; welcomes the fact that the treaty was adopted by 122 states with just one vote against and one abstention; believes that the treaty will be a significant and positive step towards achieving a world free of nuclear weapons; recalls that during a debate on Government plans for replacement of the UK's nuclear weapons system the Secretary of State for Defence said that that Government shared the vision of a world that is without nuclear weapons, achieved through multilateral disarmament; is disappointed that the Government did not participate in the UN negotiations; further notes that the treaty opened for signature at the UN on 20 September 2017, and has already been signed by 53 nations and ratified by 3; and calls on the Government to develop and publish an appropriate transition plan so that the UK is prepared and ready to sign and ratify the treaty at the first opportunity.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Caroline Lucas11/10/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenProposed
Ronnie Cowan11/10/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Kelvin Hopkins11/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Layla Moran11/10/2017Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts11/10/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Tommy Sheppard11/10/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil11/10/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry11/10/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald11/10/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Martin Docherty11/10/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Hywel Williams11/10/2017ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Ben Lake11/10/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
David Linden11/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins11/10/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Marion Fellows11/10/2017Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Tom Brake11/10/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Brown11/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands11/10/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss11/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day11/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald11/10/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens12/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Jonathan Edwards16/10/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Chris Law16/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady16/10/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle17/10/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Ronnie Campbell18/10/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Tim Farron19/10/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman24/10/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Philippa Whitford26/10/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford30/10/2017Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Ruth Cadbury22/11/2017Brentford and IsleworthLabourSigned
Wera Hobhouse30/11/2017BathLiberal DemocratSigned
Sandy Martin18/04/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Hugh Gaffney04/07/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Ann Clwyd09/07/2018Cynon ValleyLabourSigned

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