House of Commons
BRUNEI PENAL CODE
EDM #2268
Tabled 04 April 2019
2017-19 Session
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.

Signatures (80)

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
08 April 2019
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
08 April 2019
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
08 April 2019
Streeting, Wes
Labour
08 April 2019
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
08 April 2019
Mearns, Ian
Labour
08 April 2019
Barron, Sir Kevin
Labour
08 April 2019
Walker, Thelma
Labour
08 April 2019
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
08 April 2019
Owen, Albert
Labour
08 April 2019
Green, Kate
Labour
08 April 2019
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
08 April 2019
Glindon, Mary
Labour
08 April 2019
Kinnock, Stephen
Labour
08 April 2019
Drew, Dr David
Labour
08 April 2019
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
08 April 2019
Daby, Janet
Labour
08 April 2019
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
08 April 2019
George, Ruth
Labour
08 April 2019
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
08 April 2019
Stevens, Jo
Labour
08 April 2019
Phillips, Jess
Labour
08 April 2019
Rayner, Angela
Labour
08 April 2019
Lynch, Holly
Labour
08 April 2019
McMorrin, Anna
Labour
08 April 2019
Reeves, Rachel
Labour
08 April 2019
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
08 April 2019
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
08 April 2019
Western, Matt
Labour
08 April 2019
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
08 April 2019
Creagh, Mary
Labour
08 April 2019
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
08 April 2019
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
08 April 2019
Turley, Anna
Labour
08 April 2019
Jones, Gerald
Labour
08 April 2019
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
08 April 2019
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
08 April 2019
Cryer, John
Labour
08 April 2019
Spellar, John
Labour
08 April 2019
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
08 April 2019
Reynolds, Emma
Labour
08 April 2019
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
08 April 2019
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
08 April 2019
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
08 April 2019
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
08 April 2019
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
08 April 2019
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
08 April 2019
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
08 April 2019
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
08 April 2019
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
08 April 2019
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
08 April 2019
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
08 April 2019
Burden, Richard
Labour
08 April 2019
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
08 April 2019
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
08 April 2019
McGinn, Conor
Labour
09 April 2019
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
09 April 2019
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
09 April 2019
Hermon, Lady
Independent
09 April 2019
Snell, Gareth
Labour
09 April 2019
West, Catherine
Labour
10 April 2019
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
10 April 2019
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
10 April 2019
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
10 April 2019
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
10 April 2019
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
11 April 2019
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
12 April 2019
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
23 April 2019
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
24 April 2019
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
25 April 2019
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
29 April 2019
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
29 April 2019
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
30 April 2019
Hill, Mike
Labour
30 April 2019
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion