Early day motion 913

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CIVIL WAR IN YEMEN

That this House is dismayed by recent developments in Yemen, which has descended into chaos and civil war; is appalled by the recent series of bombings against mosques in Sanaa, for which the group Islamic State have claimed responsibility; deplores attempts by groups loyal to former autocrat Ali Adullah Saleh, and associated with the Houthi rebel group, to bomb President Hadi's residence in Aden; notes that British and US Special Forces have both been evacuated from the country, following the evacuations of numerous Western and regional embassies in recent weeks; further notes the assertion by the UN Special Envoy, Jamal Benomar, that the conflict risks descending into a Iraq-Libya-Syria combination; calls on the Government to take any and all possible measures to halt the descent into violence; and calls for all parties to immediately cease hostilities and return to negotiations.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 25.03.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 24.03.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 25.03.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 25.03.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 25.03.2015
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 25.03.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 25.03.2015
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 24.03.2015
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 25.03.2015