Early day motion 731

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CATHERINE MEYER AND THE ABDUCTION OF HER CHILDREN

  • Session: 2002-03
  • Date tabled: 12.02.2003
  • Primary sponsor: Vaz, Keith
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    That this House notes that Lady Catherine Meyer recently celebrated her 50th birthday in the absence of her two teenage sons, who were abducted to Germany by her former husband in 1994; notes that German courts have on no reasonable ground denied Lady Meyer the right to see her children, and that it has now been nine years since they last met; expresses deep dismay that despite continuous international pressure the German Chancellor Schroder has appeared unsupportive to Lady Meyer's appeal for access to her sons; and calls on the UK Government to urgently redouble the efforts to assist Lady Meyer on this sand and serious matter.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Barrett, John Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 04.03.2003
Beggs, Roy Ulster Unionist Party East Antrim 26.02.2003
Best, Harold Labour Party Leeds North West 28.02.2003
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 24.02.2003
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 12.03.2003
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 26.02.2003
Griffiths, Win Labour Party Bridgend 06.03.2003
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 24.02.2003
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 10.03.2003
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 27.02.2003
Jones, Lynne Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 13.02.2003
Jones, Nigel Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 02.04.2003
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Meirionnydd Nant Conwy 25.02.2003
Mahon, Alice Labour Party Halifax 13.02.2003
Marsden, Paul Liberal Democrats Shrewsbury and Atcham 25.02.2003
O'Hara, Edward Labour Party Knowsley South 27.02.2003
Rapson, Syd Labour Party Portsmouth North 26.02.2003
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 25.02.2003
Sarwar, Mohammad Labour Party Glasgow Govan 24.02.2003
Spink, Bob Conservative Party Castle Point 27.02.2003
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 12.02.2003
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 24.02.2003