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Gao Zhisheng

EDM number 434 in 2017-19, proposed by David Linden on 19/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Asia, Human rights and Legal profession.

That this House expresses deep concern for the safety and welfare of the prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng; notes that Gao has been forcibly disappeared on no less than six occasions and has also been subject to torture and prison; further notes with grave concern that he was disappeared again in August 2017; and calls on the Government to make strong representations about his case to the Chinese Government

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
David Linden19/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartyProposed
Hugh Gaffney20/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Martyn Day23/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon23/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens23/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Marie Rimmer24/10/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Catherine West24/10/2017Hornsey and Wood GreenLabourSigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham24/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Lady Hermon24/10/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins25/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas26/10/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Stephen Doughty26/10/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Fiona Bruce30/10/2017CongletonConservativeSigned
Ruth George16/11/2017High PeakLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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