Early day motion 1153

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That this House deeply regrets the untimely death of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela; notes that Hugh Chavez was four times elected president of Venezuela by a majority of the voters in elections considered free and fair by international monitors, including former US President Jimmy Carter; further notes that he was subject to a coup attempt and attempted assassination organised by his enemies in Venezuela and the US; further notes that he led the Bolivarian Revolution which lifted millions of people out of abject poverty in Venezuela; further notes that he was a steadfast and unflinching opponent of Western imperialism and a supporter of the poor and oppressed everywhere; and believes that his memory will long survive his death through his extraordinary achievements in the 14 years of his presidency.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 06.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 07.03.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 06.03.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 07.03.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 11.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 07.03.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 14.03.2013
Wood, Mike Roy Labour Party Batley and Spen 12.03.2013