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HUMAN RIGHTS IN MALAWI

EDM (Early Day Motion) 564: tabled on 11 January 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 67 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 same-sex engagement ceremony in late December 2009 of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga; calls on the President of Malawi to ensure that they are released from jail and that all charges against them for homosexual relations are dropped; and calls on the government of Malawi to decriminalise homosexuality in accordance with the equality and non-discrimination clauses of the Malawian constitution and the African Charter on Human and People's Rights, and to ensure the human rights of all its citizens, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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 26 January 2010
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2010
Lewes
Barker, Gregory
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2010
Bexhill and Battle
Barlow, Ms Celia
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Hove
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Edinburgh West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
City of York
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Inverclyde
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2010
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2010
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2010
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Stockton North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2010
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Burton
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 28 January 2010
Rutland and Melton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 January 2010
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2010
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2010
Ribble Valley
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Hornsey and Wood Green
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2010
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Walthamstow
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2010
Falmouth and Camborne
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Selby
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2010
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 January 2010
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2010
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Hampstead and Highgate
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2010
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 January 2010
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Makerfield
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2010
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2010
Leeds North West
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 20 January 2010
Croydon Central
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Hyndburn
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
North Cornwall
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2010
Colchester
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 26 January 2010
Birmingham, Ladywood
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Warrington South
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Eccles
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2010
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2010
Hazel Grove
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2010
Poole
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2010
Brent East
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Islington South and Finsbury
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2010
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2010
Bristol West
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.