House of Commons
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RAISING LITERACY LEVELS IN PRISONS
EDM #1246
Tabled 01 April 2014
2013-14 Session
That this House recognises the significant percentage of prisoners who have a basic literacy problem and for whom reading and writing are a massive barrier to rehabilitation and to future employment; believes that raising literacy levels and rehabilitation are linked and are enhanced by regular reading; and calls on the Government to reconsider its ban on books for prisoners.

Signatures (61)

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.
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
28 April 2014
Blackman-Woods, Roberta
Labour
07 April 2014
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
12 May 2014
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
01 April 2014
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
02 April 2014
Caton, Martin
Labour
02 April 2014
Champion, Sarah
Labour
08 April 2014
Chapman, Jenny
Labour
01 April 2014
Clark, Katy
Labour
08 April 2014
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
01 May 2014
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
06 May 2014
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
03 April 2014
Cryer, John
Labour
12 May 2014
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
10 April 2014
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
09 April 2014
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
02 April 2014
Dobson, Frank
Labour
13 May 2014
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
29 April 2014
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
01 April 2014
Esterson, Bill
Labour
07 April 2014
Flynn, Paul
Labour
07 April 2014
Gapes, Mike
Labour
08 April 2014
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
08 April 2014
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
07 April 2014
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
12 May 2014
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
08 April 2014
Hermon, Lady
Independent
08 April 2014
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
28 April 2014
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
03 April 2014
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
08 April 2014
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
02 April 2014
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
08 April 2014
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
01 April 2014
Long, Naomi
Alliance
28 April 2014
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
08 May 2014
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
09 April 2014
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
10 April 2014
McDonnell, John
Labour
06 May 2014
McGovern, Jim
Labour
28 April 2014
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
02 April 2014
Mearns, Ian
Labour
09 April 2014
Morden, Jessica
Labour
08 May 2014
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
07 May 2014
Nandy, Lisa
Labour
01 April 2014
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
30 April 2014
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
10 April 2014
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
09 April 2014
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
10 April 2014
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
02 April 2014
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
03 April 2014
Smith, Nick
Labour
01 April 2014
Turner, Karl
Labour
02 April 2014
Vaz, Keith
Labour
08 May 2014
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
02 April 2014
Williamson, Chris
Labour
01 April 2014
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion