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CASTE DISCRIMINATION IN THE UK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1183: tabled on 13 March 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 50 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 supports the majority vote passed in the House of Lords to outlaw caste discrimination in the UK by including caste as an aspect of race in the Equality Act 2010; notes the UK's international human rights obligations; and calls on the Government to reconsider its position and to uphold the essential British value of equality and justice.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2013
Coventry North East
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2013
Blaydon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2013
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2013
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2013
Gower
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2013
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2013
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 April 2013
Edinburgh West
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2013
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2013
Coventry South
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 April 2013
Belfast North
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2013
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2013
Lewisham West and Penge
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2013
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 25 March 2013
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2013
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2013
Edinburgh East
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2013
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2013
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2013
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 18 March 2013
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2013
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2013
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2013
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 March 2013
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 20 March 2013
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 16 April 2013
Brighton, Pavilion
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2013
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2013
Easington
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2013
East Lothian
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2013
Southport
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2013
Bolton South East
Reckless, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2013
Rochester and Strood
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 March 2013
South Down
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2013
Coventry North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2013
North Cornwall
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2013
Lewisham, Deptford
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2013
South West Devon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2013
Blackley and Broughton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2013
Walsall South
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2013
Bradford East
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2013
Brecon and Radnorshire

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.