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CASTE DISCRIMINATION LEGISLATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 738: tabled on 12 November 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 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 European Parliament resolution passed on 10 October 2013 to address the suffering of hundreds of millions of people all over the world who are subjected to caste discrimination by urging the EU to step up its efforts to address this human rights issue; notes the continued delay in introducing legislation to protect victims of caste discrimination within the UK; and urges the Government to reconsider its lengthy consultation period and to bring forward the necessary legislative changes before the end of the current parliamentary session.

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.

Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2013
Gower
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2013
Coventry South
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 November 2013
Belfast North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2013
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 25 November 2013
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2013
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 19 November 2013
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2013
Birmingham, Yardley
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2013
Hampstead and Kilburn
Jowell, Dame Tessa
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
Dulwich and West Norwood
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2013
Manchester, Withington
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 20 November 2013
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 17 December 2013
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 November 2013
Belfast South
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2013
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2013
Mansfield
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 November 2013
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Glenrothes
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2013
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 November 2013
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 November 2013
Upper Bann
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2013
Bradford East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.