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Citizens' Climate Assembly

EDM (Early Day Motion) 47: tabled on 17 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

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

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the urgent warnings from the world's scientific community on the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius; commends Greta Thunberg and other climate protesters across the world for their work in raising global awareness of the Climate Emergency; further commends the campaigning efforts of thousands of UK school children; notes the positive impact that increased public awareness of the Climate Emergency has had on political action; and calls on the Government to take the lead in driving public engagement by establishing a Citizens' Climate Assembly, tasked with debating climate policy and delivering recommendations directly to Government.

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.

Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2019
Leeds North West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 October 2019
Ceredigion
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 21 October 2019
Luton North
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2019
Carshalton and Wallington
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2019
Edinburgh West
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2019
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 October 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2019
Coventry South
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2019
Easington
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2019
Bethnal Green and Bow
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2019
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2019
Dulwich and West Norwood
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2019
Glasgow South West
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2019
High Peak
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2019
Oxford West and Abingdon
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2019
Bolton North East
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2019
Kingston and Surbiton
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2019
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Malhotra, Seema
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2019
Feltham and Heston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.