CONSERVATIVE
New Forest East

2000-1

[NOTE: Amendments are linked to the original EDMs which Julian amended.]

EDM 549A1 – 8 May 2001

REGIME IN AFGHANISTAN Amdt. line 6:

leave out from "hostilities" to end and add "but recognises that the grotesque regime currently controlling the country would never have come to power but for the communist coup and 1979 invasion of Afghanistan by the then Soviet Union which installed a puppet regime subsequently supported by a variety of Labour honourable Members who should have known better.".

EDM 502 – 28 March 2001  

No. 30 SQUADRON RAF AND THE BATTLE OF CEYLON

[This Motion was supported by 107 Members of Parliament.]

That this House salutes the memory of the five Hurricane fighter pilots of No. 30 Squadron, Royal Air Force, who gave their lives defending Ceylon against 125 Japanese naval aircraft on 5th April 1942; celebrates the courage and skill of the British, Canadian, Australian and American pilots of 30 Squadron, 22 of whom scrambled to get airborne while their airfield was already under attack, yet inflicted losses which put the Japanese at a crucial disadvantage in the subsequent battles of the Coral Sea and Midway; and applauds the efforts of the 30 Squadron Association to raise £8,000 for a 60th anniversary ceremony in 2002 and for a permanent memorial at Ratamala Airfield, Sri Lanka, dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Allan Browne RAFVR (Australian), Pilot Officer Garth Caswell RAAF (Australian), Pilot Officer Donald Geffene RAFVR (American), Flight Sergeant Tony Ovens DFM, RAFVR (British) and Flight Sergeant Thomas Paxton MiD, RAFVR (British).

EDM 346A2 – 1 March 2001

FASLANE NAVAL BASE Amdt. line 2:

leave out from 'movement' to end and add 'for giving by their demonstration at Faslane an opportunity for Labour honourable Members to display their continuing commitment to the one-sided nuclear disarmament of the United Kingdom, regardless of the verdict of the British people, in successive general elections, that nuclear deterrence is an essential guarantee of freedom and peace.'.

EDM 208A1 – 25 January 2001

EUROPEAN-RUSSIAN ENERGY CO-OPERATION Amdt. line 9:

at end add 'but warns against any strategic dependence on Russian oil supplies as might result from too close a relationship between Western Europe and an unstable and barely democratic former superpower.'.