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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Of 1919

EDM number 413 in 2017-19, proposed by Virendra Kumar Sharma on 17/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces, Asia, Death and Human rights.

That this House recognises the importance of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 1919 for its importance as a turning point in the history of the Raj and British Empire in India; notes that the centenary of this event is approaching and that it is appropriate to commemorate it; further recognises that former Prime Minister, David Cameron, referred to the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre as a deeply shameful act; further notes that this event does not represent modern British values; urges the Government to ensure that British children are taught about this shameful period and that modern British values welcome the right to peaceful protest; and further urges the Government formally to apologise in the House and inaugurate a memorial day to commemorate this event.

This motion has been signed by a total of 43 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Virendra Sharma17/10/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourProposed
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham18/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon18/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins18/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Martyn Day18/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Bob Blackman19/10/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Mary Glindon19/10/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Liz Saville Roberts20/10/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Hugh Gaffney20/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Catherine West23/10/2017Hornsey and Wood GreenLabourSigned
Preet Kaur Gill23/10/2017Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
David Linden24/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle31/10/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Nigel Evans31/10/2017Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
David Amess01/11/2017Southend WestConservativeSigned
Mike Gapes01/11/2017Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi01/11/2017SloughLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff02/11/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
John Grogan06/11/2017Signed
Toby Perkins06/11/2017ChesterfieldLabourSigned
Christine Jardine13/11/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Bambos Charalambous13/11/2017Enfield, SouthgateLabourSigned
Clive Lewis15/11/2017Norwich SouthLabourSigned
Rupa Huq16/11/2017Ealing Central and ActonLabourSigned
Faisal Rashid20/11/2017Warrington SouthLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey30/11/2017West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
Grahame Morris30/11/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
John Cryer12/12/2017Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Matt Western12/12/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
John Spellar12/12/2017WarleyLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards18/12/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Douglas Chapman08/01/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Mohammad Yasin09/01/2018BedfordLabourSigned
Andy Slaughter10/01/2018HammersmithLabourSigned
Martin Whitfield15/01/2018East LothianLabourSigned
Sammy Wilson16/01/2018East AntrimDUPSigned
Rosie Cooper22/01/2018West LancashireLabourSigned
Ruth Cadbury29/01/2018Brentford and IsleworthLabourSigned
Lucy Powell05/02/2018Manchester CentralLabourSigned
Chris Williamson05/03/2018Derby NorthLabourSigned
Jo Swinson14/05/2018East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned

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