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The Missing Persons Of Cyprus

EDM number 589 in 2017-19, proposed by Bambos Charalambous on 23/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Europe, Human rights and International politics and government.

That this House welcomes the visit of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus to London in September 2017 to obtain information on potential burial sites of missing persons, to inform politicians, and members of Missing Persons committees in the diaspora and others on their work and to seek information on the period of 1963-64 and 1974 from people and consider new research in British archives; congratulates the work of journalists Sevgul Uludag and Christina Pavlou Solomi Patsia of the bicommunal association of the Relatives of Turkish and Greek Cypriot missing persons, Together We Can, who with the Organisation of the Relatives of Missing Cypriots UK, consulted UK families of the Missing sought the support of British politicians for former British soldiers and others to share what they know on a confidential basis or directly with the relevant authorities in Cyprus; acknowledges the value of this humanitarian work which brings together those from the communities in Cyprus who share the pain of having lost a family member without knowing their fate; recognises that this cooperation and constructive work augurs well for the ability of Cypriots to make a settlement for all Cypriot both on the island and in the UK; and urges the Government to continue to support this work as a contribution to that positive outcome.

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

Bambos Charalambous23/11/2017Enfield, SouthgateLabourProposed
David Lammy23/11/2017TottenhamLabourSeconded
Hugh Gaffney23/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Gavin Newlands23/11/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Joan Ryan23/11/2017Seconded
Catherine West23/11/2017Hornsey and Wood GreenLabourSeconded
Roger Godsiff23/11/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Tom Brake23/11/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Grahame Morris27/11/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Chris Stephens27/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon28/11/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Marie Rimmer28/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley28/11/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Dan Carden28/11/2017Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham28/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Alex Sobel28/11/2017Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSigned
David Linden28/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law29/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan29/11/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Sandy Martin29/11/2017IpswichLabourSigned
Thelma Walker29/11/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Lady Hermon29/11/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Preet Kaur Gill30/11/2017Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
David Hanson30/11/2017DelynLabourSigned
Jack Dromey30/11/2017Birmingham, ErdingtonLabourSigned
Mike Hill30/11/2017HartlepoolLabourSigned
Clive Lewis30/11/2017Norwich SouthLabourSigned
Mike Gapes01/12/2017Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Alan Brown04/12/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Doughty04/12/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Kirsty Blackman04/12/2017Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil04/12/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell11/12/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Virendra Sharma14/12/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
David Crausby19/12/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman08/01/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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