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TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN GUJARAT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1148: tabled on 17 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the report produced by a women's panel in India called 'How the Gujarat massacre affected minority women. The survivors speak'; also notes their conclusion that many Muslim women suffered the worst forms of sexual violence, including gang rape, and that many were burned alive; further notes the allegations that police refused to file complaints by the victims and that many women have been denied justice; condemns those who committed these crimes; calls upon the Indian Government to bring those responsible to justice; recognises that India is the largest recipient of UK bilateral aid; and calls upon the British Government to make representations to the Government of India regarding the violence against women in Gujarat state.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Altrincham and Sale West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 April 2002
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Dumfries
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Bury North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2002
Perth
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2002
Portsmouth South
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
South Holland and The Deepings
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
Chesterfield
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Chorley
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Cheltenham
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
New Forest East
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2002
Aylesbury
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 April 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Vale of York
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2002
Southport
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2002
Moray
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Tewkesbury
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2002
Romford
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 April 2002
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 29 April 2002
Castle Point
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
New Forest West
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
Richmond Park
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 2002
Spelthorne
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.