House of Commons
BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT
EDM #1854
Tabled 19 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House is alarmed by the election of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's president; notes his support for the former dictatorship in Brazil and his remarks that it should have killed tens of thousands of more people; further notes his statements in favour of torture and extrajudicial police killings; expresses its deep concern over his recent remarks for a purge of political rivals in a cleansing the likes of which has never been seen in Brazilian history; rejects his threatening remarks against working class organisations, women, Brazil's large black population, homeless people, the LGBT community and non-governmental organisations; notes that the former President Lula was favourite to win the presidential election until he was jailed and barred from standing in a move condemned by the UN Human Rights Committee; notes that Judge Moro who carried out that investigation into Lula has, since the election, accepted appointment by Bolsonaro to be Brazil's Minister of Justice; calls for Lula's release; and expresses its support with Brazilians defending democracy, human rights and social progress.

Signatures (68)

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.
Lewis, Clive
Labour
22 November 2018
Mearns, Ian
Labour
22 November 2018
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
22 November 2018
Williamson, Chris
Labour
22 November 2018
West, Catherine
Labour
04 December 2018
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
06 December 2018
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
06 December 2018
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
06 December 2018
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
06 December 2018
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
06 December 2018
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
10 December 2018
Green, Kate
Labour
11 December 2018
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
11 December 2018
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
12 December 2018
Umunna, Chuka
Labour
12 December 2018
Osamor, Kate
Labour
12 December 2018
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
12 December 2018
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
13 December 2018
Sobel, Alex
Labour
14 December 2018
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
14 December 2018
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
17 December 2018
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
17 December 2018
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
17 December 2018
Stringer, Graham
Labour
17 December 2018
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
17 December 2018
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
19 December 2018
McGovern, Alison
Labour
20 December 2018
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
20 December 2018
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
20 December 2018
Twigg, Stephen
Labour
20 December 2018
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
07 January 2019
Hayes, Helen
Labour
07 January 2019
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
07 January 2019
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
07 January 2019
Twist, Liz
Labour
07 January 2019
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
07 January 2019
Walker, Thelma
Labour
07 January 2019
Hoey, Kate
Labour
08 January 2019
Daby, Janet
Labour
08 January 2019
Cryer, John
Labour
08 January 2019
Field, Frank
Independent
09 January 2019
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
10 January 2019
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
10 January 2019
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
11 January 2019
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
11 January 2019
Gapes, Mike
Labour
11 January 2019
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
15 January 2019
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
15 January 2019
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
15 January 2019
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
17 January 2019
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
18 January 2019
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
21 January 2019
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
21 January 2019
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
23 January 2019
George, Ruth
Labour
24 January 2019
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
24 January 2019
Western, Matt
Labour
29 January 2019
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
29 January 2019
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
30 January 2019
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
30 January 2019
Tami, Mark
Labour
08 February 2019
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
12 February 2019
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion