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WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 496: tabled on 12 October 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 51 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 White Ribbon campaign; notes that 45 per cent of women in the UK have experienced some form of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking; recognises that men have an important role to play in ending violence against women; welcomes the introduction of Clare's Law in Scotland a scheme which allows people to be told if their partner has been violent in the past; further notes that the White Ribbon Campaign is active in over 60 nations and is making efforts to help the one in three women worldwide who experience some form of domestic abuse or violence; and calls on all members to sign the White Ribbon pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about men's violence against women in all its forms.

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.

Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Dumfries and Galloway
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 October 2015
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Aberdeen North
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 October 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Foyle
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
North East Fife
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 October 2015
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
East Lothian
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 19 October 2015
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2015
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Osamor, Kate
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2015
Edmonton
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2015
Ynys Môn
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2015
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 October 2015
South Down
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Belfast East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 October 2015
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2015
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Midlothian
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 22 October 2015
Edinburgh West
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2015
Central Ayrshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.