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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS OVERSEAS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1121: tabled on 17 March 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 welcomes the creation of a Ministerial role to co-ordinate the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development and the Ministry of Defence to tackle violence against women overseas; congratulates Action Aid and the Gender and Development Network on the success of its campaign for the creation of such a role; recognises that violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a serious barrier to economic and social development; and calls on all parties to support the continuation of this Ministerial role and ensure it is adequately resourced to take forward this important work.

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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2010
Rossendale and Darwen
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2010
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2010
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2010
Solihull
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2010
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2010
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2010
Islington North
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2010
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2010
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 March 2010
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2010
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2010
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2010
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 2010
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2010
Luton North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2010
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2010
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2010
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2010
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 2010
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2010
North Norfolk
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2010
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 March 2010
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 March 2010
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 March 2010
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 March 2010
Belfast South
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Dundee West
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 April 2010
South Down
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2010
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2010
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Cardiff South and Penarth
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2010
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2010
Dover
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2010
North Cornwall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2010
Huddersfield
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2010
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 March 2010
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2010
Bradford West
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2010
Hazel Grove
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 22 March 2010
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 March 2010
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Conwy
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2010
Cardiff Central
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2010
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.