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COMMEMORATING ELEANOR RATHBONE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1154: tabled on 25 February 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 43 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 commemorates the long-term champion of women's suffrage, social reform and refugee rights, Eleanor Rathbone, on the 70th anniversary of her death; notes her many achievements as the first female member of Liverpool City Council and as Member of Parliament for Combined English Universities from 1929 until the year before her death in 1946, and her campaign to secure the introduction of the Family Allowance in 1945; further notes her exceptional contribution to the rescue and welfare of refugees from Nazi Europe; supports the events taking place in Liverpool and across the country to commemorate her work; welcomes plans to install commemorative artwork in Greenbank Park, Liverpool; and commends the work of the Remembering Eleanor Rathbone campaign and the ongoing work to ensure that the life and work of Eleanor Rathbone is remembered and celebrated.

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 1 March 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2016
Harrow East
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2016
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 February 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2016
Ilford South
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
Glasgow North
Greenwood, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2016
Wirral West
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 March 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 1 March 2016
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2016
Luton North
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2016
Slough
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 March 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 3 March 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2016
Mansfield
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Stirling
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Strangford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2016
Bolsover
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Glasgow South West
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2016
Ilford North
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2016
Glasgow Central
Twigg, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2016
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.