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OVERCOMING DISCRIMINATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 737A1: tabled on 28 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mrs Barbara Roche on 21 February 2005. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

Line 6, at end add 'and regrets the fact that the Government blocked the passage of the Equality Bill introduced by Lord Lester which provided for equal protection from discrimination for LGBT people and other minority groups.'

Original motion text

That this House notes the continued lack of protection from discrimination in legislation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in goods and services; supports calls for increased equality for consumers regardless of their minority status; further supports moves to bring LGBT laws in-line with other equality legislation; and further supports the National Union of Students' campaign in working to overcome discrimination of all forms.