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UPSKIRTING LEGISLATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 613: tabled on 29 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that there is no specific offence of taking upskirt photos; further notes that existing criminal offences are often not sufficient to bring prosecutions for upskirting; welcomes the fact that the public petition brought by campaigner Gina Martin on the issue has attracted more than 70,000 signatures; and calls on the Government to bring forward legislative proposals to add a specific sexual offence of upskirting to the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2017
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Blyth Valley
Charalambous, Bambos
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Enfield, Southgate
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2017
West Lancashire
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2017
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2018
Dagenham and Rainham
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2017
Coventry South
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Canterbury
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2017
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Newport West
Frith, James
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Bury North
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
High Peak
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
North Tyneside
Grogan, John
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2018
Keighley
Hardy, Emma
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2018
Preston
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2017
Hartlepool
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2018
Bath
Hollern, Kate
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Blackburn
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Killen, Gerard
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 December 2017
Ceredigion
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2017
Norwich South
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 December 2017
Glasgow East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 29 November 2017
Brighton, Pavilion
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Gateshead
Phillips, Jess
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Birmingham, Yardley
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2017
St Helens South and Whiston
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Brighton, Kemptown
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 December 2017
Strangford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2017
Bolsover
Smith, Laura
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Crewe and Nantwich
Snell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 December 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2017
Glasgow Central
Twist, Liz
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Blaydon
Walker, Thelma
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Colne Valley
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Warwick and Leamington
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2017
Bedford
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2017
Cambridge

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.