Early day motion 1936

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SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTES

That this House notes with concern the escalation of the South China Sea disputes; recognises that there are numerous territorial claims; welcomes the Chinese foreign ministry's statement that it will not use force to settle the disputes; further welcomes calls by theAssociation of Southeast Asian Nationscountries to resolve the disputes through peaceful means drawing on the United Nations Charter and international laws, the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea; calls for concerned parties to refrain from further complicating the situation in the region; and further calls for bilateral and multi-lateral approaches to resolving the South China Sea disputes peacefully and to restore stability to the region.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 17.06.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 21.06.2011
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 20.06.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 22.06.2011
Hendrick, Mark Labour Party Preston 16.06.2011
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 16.06.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 23.06.2011
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 20.06.2011
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 29.06.2011
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.06.2011