Eight British MPs have nominated the World Esperanto Association for the Nobel Peace Prize 2010.
They include Charles Kennedy, the former Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
All MPs have confirmed, in writing, to the Esperanto Lobby, that they have nominated Esperanto for the Peace Prize. The list is as follows:
- Lord Robin Corbett, Labour
- Bill Etherington, Labour
- Roger Gale, Conservative
- Oliver Heald, Conservative
- Sadiq Khan, Labour
- Charles Kennedy, Liberal Democrat
- Lord Bob Maclennan, Liberal Democrat
- Rob Marris, Labour
- Austin Mitchell, Labour
- Andrew Smith, Labour