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BRUNEI PENAL CODE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2268: tabled on 04 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 80 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses deep concern at the planned introduction of a new penal code in Brunei; notes the UN Secretary-General’s belief that these new laws are in clear violation of human rights principles; expresses solidarity with LGBT+ Bruneians and grave concern about the impact of this legislation upon the LGBT+ community; condemns the planned introduction of the death penalty for gay sex in Brunei; notes that women and Bruneians from religious minorities are also at significant risk; expresses concern that British forces continue to operate in Brunei; believes that the protection of human rights should be central to UK foreign policy; and calls on the UK government to exert pressure and influence upon Brunei and all Commonwealth nations to protect the rights of LGBT+ people and other minority groups.

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.

Frith, James
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Bury North
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Sheffield South East
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 April 2019
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Ilford North
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 8 April 2019
Harrow East
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Gateshead
Barron, Sir Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Rother Valley
Walker, Thelma
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Colne Valley
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Blyth Valley
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Ynys Môn
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Stretford and Urmston
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Hammersmith
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
North Tyneside
Kinnock, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Aberavon
Drew, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Stroud
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
South Shields
Daby, Janet
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Lewisham East
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Gower
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
High Peak
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Brentford and Isleworth
Stevens, Jo
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Cardiff Central
Phillips, Jess
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Birmingham, Yardley
Rayner, Angela
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lynch, Holly
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Halifax
McMorrin, Anna
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Cardiff North
Reeves, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Leeds West
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Harrow West
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Gedling
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Warwick and Leamington
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Camberwell and Peckham
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Wakefield
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Westminster North
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Preston
Turley, Anna
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Redcar
Jones, Gerald
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Ealing Central and Acton
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 April 2019
Edinburgh East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Leyton and Wanstead
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Warley
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 2019
Bath
Reynolds, Emma
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Wolverhampton North East
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Cardiff South and Penarth
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 8 April 2019
Brighton, Pavilion
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Blackpool South
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
West Lancashire
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 2019
Carshalton and Wallington
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Huddersfield
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 April 2019
Glasgow Central
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 2019
Kingston and Surbiton
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 April 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2019
Birmingham, Northfield
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 April 2019
Worthing West
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 April 2019
Glasgow South West
McGinn, Conor
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
St Helens North
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Belfast East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Coventry South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 9 April 2019
North Down
Snell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Stoke-on-Trent Central
West, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Hornsey and Wood Green
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 April 2019
Edinburgh West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 10 April 2019
Luton North
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 April 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 April 2019
Strangford
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2019
Dundee West
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2019
Glasgow North West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2019
North East Fife
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Glasgow East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2019
Hartlepool

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.