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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2015

EDM (Early Day Motion) 843: tabled on 09 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 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 recognises Human Rights Day 2015 which takes place on 10 December 2015; notes that this year's Human Rights Day is devoted to the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; commends organisations like Amnesty International, Reprieve and Human Rights Watch that work hard to uphold the value of life throughout the world, by opposing and putting pressure on repressive regimes; condemns all human rights violations committed worldwide; commits to working together on a cross-party basis to ensure that human rights are upheld for all citizens of the world; and calls on the Government to work constructively with other governments to promote the universality of human rights.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Aberdeen North
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2015
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 December 2015
Belfast North
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 December 2015
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
North Ayrshire and Arran
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 15 December 2015
North Down
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2015
Knowsley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Stirling
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
South Down
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Belfast East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 December 2015
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 December 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 January 2016
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2015
Central Ayrshire
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2016
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.