House of Commons
COMMENCEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DUTY - s1 OF THE EQUALITY ACT
EDM #591
Tabled 23 November 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House notes with great concern the high levels of income and particularly wealth inequality in our society; further notes the recommendation in the 2016 Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to bring into force the outstanding provisions of the Equality Act 2010; commends the efforts of some councils to implement the Socio-economic Duty (Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010) in their budgets and strategic planning; welcomes the Scottish Government's decision to commence the Socio-economic Duty; encourages the Welsh Government to make use of the powers of the Wales Act 2017 to bring the Duty to life; and calls on the Government to bring section 1 of the Equality Act into effect.

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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.
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
01 December 2017
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
11 December 2017
Benn, Hilary
Labour
01 December 2017
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
29 November 2017
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
04 December 2017
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
12 March 2018
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
04 December 2017
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
29 November 2017
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
01 December 2017
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
05 December 2017
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
30 November 2017
Charalambous, Bambos
Labour
30 November 2017
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
29 November 2017
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
05 December 2017
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
29 November 2017
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
19 December 2017
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
28 November 2017
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
21 March 2018
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
11 December 2017
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
07 December 2017
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
07 March 2018
Field, Frank
Labour
29 November 2017
Flynn, Paul
Labour
14 March 2018
Frith, James
Labour
29 November 2017
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
29 November 2017
Gapes, Mike
Labour
01 December 2017
Gill, Preet Kaur
Labour
01 December 2017
Glindon, Mary
Labour
01 December 2017
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
28 November 2017
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
05 March 2018
Green, Kate
Labour
29 November 2017
Grogan, John
Labour
20 March 2018
Hayes, Helen
Labour
29 November 2017
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
08 January 2018
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
14 December 2017
Hodge, Dame Margaret
Labour
29 November 2017
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
29 November 2017
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
11 December 2017
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
12 December 2017
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
29 November 2017
Lewis, Clive
Labour
18 December 2017
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
04 September 2018
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
05 December 2017
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
04 December 2017
Martin, Sandy
Labour
29 November 2017
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
28 March 2018
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
04 December 2017
McGinn, Conor
Labour
15 March 2018
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
28 February 2018
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
28 November 2017
Mearns, Ian
Labour
20 February 2018
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
11 December 2017
Murray, Ian
Labour
14 March 2018
O'Mara, Jared
Independent
11 December 2017
Peacock, Stephanie
Labour
11 December 2017
Phillips, Jess
Labour
29 November 2017
Pidcock, Laura
Labour
29 November 2017
Reeves, Ellie
Labour
29 March 2018
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
28 November 2017
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
06 December 2017
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
15 January 2018
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
14 December 2017
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
29 November 2017
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
11 December 2017
Streeting, Wes
Labour
04 December 2017
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
29 November 2017
Timms, Stephen
Labour
01 December 2017
Umunna, Chuka
Labour
19 March 2018
Walker, Thelma
Labour
29 November 2017
West, Catherine
Labour
29 November 2017
Williamson, Chris
Labour
22 March 2018
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
29 November 2017
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
22 February 2018
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
24 January 2019
Coyle, Neil
Labour
28 January 2019
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
26 February 2019
George, Ruth
Labour
09 May 2019
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