Early day motion 1444

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HUMAN RIGHTS AND TIBET

That this House is both alarmed and disappointed by the refusal by the Chinese government to accede to a request from Louise Arbour, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to grant access for a delegation from the UN to visit Tibet in April in order independently to assess the current working situation; urges the Government to express its grave concern to the Chinese authorities over this decision, to ask why it is not convenient at this time and to press for an early date at which it would be convenient; and further urges the Government actively to support the recent European Parliament's resolution on Tibet wherein it calls for an open and independent inquiry, under the auspices of the United Nations, into the recent riots and repression in Tibet; and urges the Chinese authorities to issue a standing invitation to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and other UN bodies to visit Tibet.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Baker, Norman Liberal Democrats Lewes 28.04.2008
Barrett, John Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 04.11.2008
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 28.04.2008
Breed, Colin Liberal Democrats South East Cornwall 29.04.2008
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 09.06.2008
Carmichael, Alistair Liberal Democrats Orkney and Shetland 09.05.2008
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 29.04.2008
Clapham, Michael Labour Party Barnsley West and Penistone 08.05.2008
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 12.05.2008
Cohen, Harry Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 28.04.2008
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 30.04.2008
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 29.04.2008
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrats Kingston and Surbiton 02.06.2008
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 08.05.2008
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 30.04.2008
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 30.04.2008
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 28.04.2008
Efford, Clive Labour Party Eltham 20.05.2008
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 01.05.2008
Featherstone, Lynne Liberal Democrats Hornsey and Wood Green 05.06.2008
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 30.04.2008
Foster, Don Liberal Democrats Bath 07.05.2008
Foster, Michael Jabez Labour Party Hastings and Rye 07.05.2008
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 29.04.2008
Gerrard, Neil Labour Party Walthamstow 19.05.2008
Goodman, Paul Conservative Party Wycombe 30.04.2008
Hamilton, David Labour Party Midlothian 02.06.2008
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 29.04.2008
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 30.04.2008
Hermon, Lady Ulster Unionist Party North Down 25.06.2008
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 29.04.2008
Howarth, David Liberal Democrats Cambridge 21.05.2008
Hoyle, Lindsay Labour Party Chorley 30.04.2008
Hughes, Simon Liberal Democrats North Southwark and Bermondsey 20.05.2008
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 07.05.2008
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 13.05.2008
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 29.04.2008
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 03.06.2008
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 29.04.2008
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 06.05.2008
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 23.06.2008
Morgan, Julie Labour Party Cardiff North 01.05.2008
Naysmith, Doug Labour Party Bristol North West 02.06.2008
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 06.05.2008
Price, Adam Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 15.05.2008
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 08.05.2008
Reed, Andy Labour Party Loughborough 06.11.2008
Rennie, Willie Liberal Democrats Dunfermline and West Fife 07.05.2008
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 19.05.2008
Robinson, Iris Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 14.05.2008
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 29.04.2008
Sarwar, Mohammad Labour Party Glasgow Central 19.05.2008
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 06.05.2008
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 07.05.2008
Spink, Bob UKIP Castle Point 28.04.2008
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Manchester Blackley 29.04.2008
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 09.05.2008
Swinson, Jo Liberal Democrats East Dunbartonshire 09.05.2008
Taylor, David Labour Party North West Leicestershire 30.04.2008
Turner, Desmond Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 30.04.2008
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 29.04.2008
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 29.04.2008
Williams, Betty Labour Party Conwy 06.05.2008
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 09.05.2008
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 29.04.2008
Willis, Phil Liberal Democrats Harrogate and Knaresborough 30.04.2008
Winterton, Ann Conservative Party Congleton 29.04.2008
Winterton, Nicholas Conservative Party Macclesfield 30.04.2008