House of Commons
PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS
EDM #2748
Tabled 30 September 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House condemns the persecution of Christians and other religious groups; is extremely concerned about the rising levels of Christian persecution; is deeply concerned by reports that persecution of Christians in some parts of the world is at near genocide levels; understands that Christians are the most persecuted group, with 80 per cent of religious persecution globally against Christians; notes that genuine action to tackle the persecution of Christians is long overdue; welcomes the Government's initiatives to bring attention to the persecution of Christians; calls on the Government to show its commitment to protecting religious minorities; and further calls on the Government to use all diplomatic means available to ensure that Christians across the world can freely pursue their beliefs.

Signatures (41)

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.
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
30 September 2019
Jones, Ruth
Labour
01 October 2019
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
01 October 2019
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
01 October 2019
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
01 October 2019
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
01 October 2019
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
01 October 2019
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
01 October 2019
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
01 October 2019
Grogan, John
Labour
02 October 2019
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
02 October 2019
Grant, Bill
Conservative
02 October 2019
Green, Kate
Labour
02 October 2019
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
02 October 2019
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
02 October 2019
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
02 October 2019
Streeting, Wes
Labour
02 October 2019
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
02 October 2019
Hermon, Lady
Independent
02 October 2019
Stringer, Graham
Labour
03 October 2019
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
03 October 2019
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
03 October 2019
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
03 October 2019
Drew, Dr David
Labour
03 October 2019
Spellar, John
Labour
03 October 2019
Hoey, Kate
Labour
03 October 2019
Gill, Preet Kaur
Labour
03 October 2019
Daby, Janet
Labour
03 October 2019
Rashid, Faisal
Labour
03 October 2019
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
03 October 2019
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
07 October 2019
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
07 October 2019
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
07 October 2019
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
07 October 2019
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
07 October 2019
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion