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BRITISH WOMEN AND THE NEW BRITISH PASSPORT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 676: tabled on 09 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House recognises the great contribution made by Hilda of Whitby, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, the Brontë sisters, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Dorothy Hodgkin, Iris Murdoch, Barbara Hepworth, Elisabeth Frink, Bridget Riley, Zandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, Margery Kemp, Marie Stopes, Meera Syal, Aphra Behn, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Nell Gwynn, Christina Rossetti, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Virginia Woolf, Agatha Christie, Hilary Mantel, Ali Smith, Vera Brittain, Dame Judi Dench, Rebecca West, Dame Maggie Smith, Baroness Genista McIntosh, Octavia Hill, Julia Margaret Cameron, Margaret McDonald, Margot Fonteyn, Mary Kingsley, Lilian Baylis, Dame Joan Plowright, Elizabeth Blackwell, Jane Drew, Mary Somerville, Vita Sackville West, Katherine Mansfield, Nancy Astor, Mary Seacole, Rosalind Franklin, Zaha Hadid, Carol Ann Duffy, Gwen John and Amy Johnson to our national culture; and suggests that any or all of these are worthy of inclusion on the new British passport.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Bethnal Green and Bow
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Westminster North
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2015
Brentford and Isleworth
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2015
Edinburgh South West
Cox, Jo
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Batley and Spen
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2015
Coventry South
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2015
Newport West
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2015
Dulwich and West Norwood
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Luton North
Kinnock, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2015
Aberavon
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2015
Mansfield
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2015
Stirling
Phillips, Jess
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Birmingham, Yardley
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2015
Bolton South East
Rayner, Angela
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Ashton-under-Lyne
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 November 2015
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sherriff, Paula
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Dewsbury
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2015
Bolsover
Smith, Cat
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2015
Lancaster and Fleetwood
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2015
Glasgow South West
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 November 2015
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

BRITISH WOMEN AND THE NEW BRITISH PASSPORT (Amendment 1)
after culture add 'and Margaret Thatcher and other women in public and political service'.
Conservative, Worthing West
2
signatures
EDM 676A1: tabled on 10 November 2015