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ACTION ON POVERTY: WHITE BAND DAY 2007

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2107: tabled on 15 October 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 72 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 with concern that the world is still not on track to meet the key Millennium Development Goals for eradicating poverty by 2015; notes the continued public mandate for urgent political action to end global poverty; notes that the Global Call to Action on Poverty has designated 17th October, the World Day for the Eradication of Poverty, as the White Band Day for 2007; welcomes the work of the TUC, and other campaigners for trade justice, against debt and for more and better development aid; calls on the Government to listen to the global south by supporting giving developing countries in the global south a larger say in the international financial institutions, and establishing a requirement on every Government department to specify what it will do to help meet the Millennium Development Goals; and further calls on the Government and European Union institutions to acknowledge that the world still cannot wait to make poverty history.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2007
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2007
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Erith and Thamesmead
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2007
Leeds West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Aberdeen South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
South Ribble
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2007
South East Cornwall
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2007
West Ham
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2007
Gordon
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2007
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2007
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2007
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2007
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2007
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2007
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Heywood and Middleton
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2007
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 October 2007
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2007
Ribble Valley
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Newport West
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2007
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2007
Walthamstow
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2007
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2007
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Wirral West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2007
Luton North
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2007
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2007
Feltham and Heston
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2007
Houghton and Washington East
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2007
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Brighton, Pavilion
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2007
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2007
Hayes and Harlington
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2007
Glasgow North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2007
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2007
Torfaen
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
Hyndburn
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2007
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2007
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2007
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2007
Nottingham South
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2007
North West Leicestershire
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2007
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 16 October 2007
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 October 2007
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2007
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2007
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2007
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.