House of Commons
As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
EDM #106
Tabled 22 May 2012
2012-13 Session
<p>That this House notes that an estimated 80,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM), 24,000 of whom are girls under the age of 15 years; further notes that these procedures have no health benefits and are recognised internationally as a violation of human rights; acknowledges FGM as an important public interest issue, as it physically and mentally damages young women; further acknowledges there can be serious complications with pregnancy and childbirth if a woman has undergone FGM; welcomes the work of the Female Genital Mutilation National Clinical Group; commends its encouragement of healthcare professionals including midwives, obstetricians, nurses, public health professionals, community workers, policy makers, police and others to work together to identify women and girls who are at risk, to support those who have already suffered and to prevent the practice of FGM; further welcomes the new legal guidance issued by the Crown Prosecution Service; looks forward to an increase from zeroin the number of prosecutions brought for offences relating to FGM; and calls for politicians, professionals and communities to continue towork in partnership to bring an end to the practice of female genital mutilation.</p><!--END: /htmlTemplates/components/edm/edm-detail.asp-->

Signatures (55)

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.
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
23 May 2012
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
11 June 2012
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
23 May 2012
Caton, Martin
Labour
24 May 2012
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
26 November 2012
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
23 May 2012
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
21 June 2012
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
23 May 2012
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
20 June 2012
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
23 May 2012
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
25 June 2012
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
24 May 2012
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
11 June 2012
Goodman, Helen
Labour
11 June 2012
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
23 May 2012
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
26 June 2012
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
13 June 2012
Hermon, Lady
Independent
23 May 2012
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
23 May 2012
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
11 June 2012
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
23 May 2012
Lavery, Ian
Labour
24 May 2012
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
12 June 2012
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
11 June 2012
Long, Naomi
Alliance
25 June 2012
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
11 June 2012
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
14 June 2012
McDonnell, John
Labour
23 May 2012
McGovern, Jim
Labour
05 July 2012
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
23 May 2012
Morris, David
Conservative
13 June 2012
Owen, Albert
Labour
23 May 2012
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
24 May 2012
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
14 June 2012
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
13 June 2012
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
11 June 2012
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
23 May 2012
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
25 June 2012
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
14 June 2012
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
13 June 2012
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
11 June 2012
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
23 May 2012
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
10 July 2012
Stephenson, Andrew
Conservative
05 September 2012
Turner, Karl
Labour
11 September 2012
Whittaker, Craig
Conservative
02 July 2012
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
20 June 2012
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
23 May 2012
These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.