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EDM (Early Day Motion) 710A1: tabled on 26 October 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 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 Dr Desmond Turner on 10 October 2005. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after 'and gay men;', insert 'and transsexual people'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the Equality Bill, but calls on the Government to extend the protections for religious groups, in respect of discrimination in the provisions of goods, facilities and services, to lesbians and gay men; and believes that there is a pressing need for such legislation at the earliest opportunity to end widespread discrimination in areas such as healthcare and insurance which exists purely on the grounds of sexual orientation.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.