The wrong decision – Syria

Sadly, wrongly, but unsurprisingly, our MPs did not listen to their constituents:

We, the undersigned, believe that to defeat ISIS a comprehensive political solution must come first. All efforts should focus on achieving this before we consider joining a military offensive against an enemy that has become adept at avoiding air strikes. It is not obvious the bombing already carried out by our allies has been successful, as Islamic State has grown in capability, number and territory despite the air campaign.
With many nations and the Assad regime carrying out different bombing campaigns, civilians are increasingly bearing the brunt of these bombs. Adding British bombs will only add to the suffering of those trapped in the middle of one of the bloodiest civil wars the world has ever seen. It can only lead to an increase in the number of people fleeing the terror on boats across the Mediterranean and make the threat of terrorist attacks in response on the UK more likely.In light of this we urge James Berry MP, Dr Tania Mathias MP and Zac Goldsmith MP to vote against the Government’s motion for the UK to join military action in Syria tonight.

Andree Frieze, Green Party London Assembly Candidate for London South West
Jon Tolley, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Grove Ward (Kingston Upon Thames)

John Coombs, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Heathfield Ward (Richmond & Twickenham)

John Ayles, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Surbiton Hill (Kingston Upon Thames)

Nic Fearon-Low, Chair of Transition Town Kingston

Aika Bugibayeva, Kingston Hill Officer & Union Affairs of Union of Kingston Students

Lily Reif, Roehampton Vale Officer & External Affairs of Union of Kingston Students

Noor Khan, Penrhyn Road Officer & University Affairs of Union of Kingston Students

Richard Bennett, Chair of Richmond & Twickenham Green Party
Ryan Coley, Chair of Kingston Green Party
Cass Hall-Forty, President of Kingston University Young Greens

Molly Rose Bergin, President of Kingston University Feminist Society

Gabby Thorpe, President of Hillcroft College Student Association

Tanya Williams, Former Parliamentary Green Party Candidate for Twickenham

Clare Keogh, London Young Green Co-Chair and Former Parliamentary Green Party Candidate for Kingston & Surbiton

Reverend Kenneth Walker

Kate Worley

Peter Whitworth

Srikanth Viswanatha

Alex Nelson

Mustafa Jun

Nik Way

Chas Warlow

Hannah Smale

Tim Cobbett

Samual McCready

Siobhan Cockram

Roger Wilson

Danielle Coleman

Marilyn Mason

Jonathan Crabb

Clinton Fraser

Justin Mitchell

Dominic Warren

Laura Hutton

Les Stratton

Amelia Fairfield

Caroline Scott

Lucy Williams

Julius Griffin

Jack Grant

Lenny Grey

Peter Christian

Patrick Goodcare

Lorraine Groves

Neil Barton

Sylvia Hons

Tim Whitehead

Peter Lageard

Olivia Palmarozza

Lucy Howard

Rebecca Warren

Jemma Gouldbourne

Richard Donnelly

Amy Claire

Kenneth Green

Dr Marco Chiesa MD, FRCPsych

Jon Davis

Callum Grant

Alison J. West

Alison Hood

Alistair Farrow

Clare Brunt

Cressida Staddon

Monica Saunders

Britta Goodman

Paul Stanyer

Polly Munslow

Anne Woods

Peter Woods

Jonathan Stephen

Rene Bach

Barry Bennett

Tessa Kind

Maria Casey

Andrew Webster

Nico Fekete Perez

Olivia Amey Edward

Elizabeth Crisp

Wendy Hatto

John Hatto

Jane Harrion

Clive Long

John Blower

Rhiannon Bone

Anthony Breslin

John Johnson

Fi Cevasco

Lucy Furlong

Jenny Hicks

Roy Nelson

James Page

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