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TOULOUSE ATTACKS AND THE RESPONSE TO THEM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2899: tabled on 20 March 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 is outraged and horrified by the attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, France; sends condolences to all the families, friends and communities affected and to the people and Parliament of France; notes the recommendations of the All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Anti-Semitism which set out a political roadmap for tackling anti-Semitism at governmental, parliamentary and civic levels; furthernotes the improved arrangements for security of Jewish schools, recording of anti-Semitic incidents by police and the improved prosecution practices resulting from the inquiry recommendations; believes that robustness in tackling racism is critical even when uncomfortable to do so; further notes that British examples of best practice such as the work of the Community Security Trust can be modelled by other countries; calls on the Government to share with countries across Europe and beyond the work carried out in the UK so that parliaments across the world can support minority communities in defending themselves; believes that evil like this, though rare in recent years, can strike at any place at any time in any country; further believes that elected politicians must be the ones to take a lead in fighting anti-Semitism and racism; and further calls on parliaments across Europe and the world to keep this issue on their agenda.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.