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70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1908: tabled on 06 December 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That his House notes that Human Rights Day on 10 December 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to regardless of race, religion, sex or political belief; supports the principle of equal dignity and worth of every person and recognises that these principles set out in the declaration are as relevant today as they were in 1948; further notes that the Declaration of Human Rights document is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages; and urges the Government to uphold the rights set out in declaration as testament to the enduring importance of the values of equality, justice and human dignity.

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.

Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 December 2018
Glasgow East
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 December 2018
Dundee West
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 December 2018
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2018
North Tyneside
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2018
Worthing West
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2018
Hartlepool
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2018
Blyth Valley
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 December 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Kerr, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2018
Stirling
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2018
High Peak
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 December 2018
Glasgow North
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2018
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 December 2018
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 20 December 2018
Brighton, Pavilion
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2018
Warwick and Leamington
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2019
Easington
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 January 2019
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 8 January 2019
Luton North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2019
Edinburgh South West
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2019
Leeds North West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.