Early day motion 1323

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MARSHALL ISLANDS AND NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

That this House notes the 67 nuclear weapons tests conducted in the Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958; regrets the environmental and humanitarian impact of those tests on the Marshall Islands; further notes that the US Atomic Energy Commission in 1956 described it as by far the most contaminated place in the world; expresses support for the Marshall Islands' legal proceedings against nine nuclear weapon states, including the UK, at the International Court of Justice over their failure to comply with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty; and urges the Government to respond by committing to scrap Trident.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 08.05.2014
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 12.05.2014
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 12.05.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 13.05.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.05.2014
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 12.05.2014
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 13.05.2014