Early day motion 1268

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BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX

That this House calls for a boycott of the forthcoming Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on moral grounds, given the continued human rights abuses committed by the Bahrain government against its citizens as detailed by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and other organisations; believes that if it went ahead, the race would be used by the Bahrain government to present a false image to the world; is concerned that the human rights situation has not improved since the 2012 race; notes that the Bahrain government has failed to implement reforms it pledged to enact in 2011; and further notes that the Bahrain government is keeping prominent human rights defenders and political activists behind bars and continues to suppress, injure and kill peaceful protestors with excessive tear gas and birdshot.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 15.04.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 16.04.2013
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 15.04.2013
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 18.04.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 17.04.2013
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 18.04.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 17.04.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 15.04.2013
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 16.04.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 18.04.2013
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 15.04.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 15.04.2013
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 18.04.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 22.04.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 15.04.2013
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 15.04.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 16.04.2013
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 15.04.2013
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 23.04.2013
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 18.04.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 15.04.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 16.04.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 16.04.2013
Slaughter, Andy Labour Party Hammersmith 15.04.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 16.04.2013
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 16.04.2013
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 22.04.2013