House of Commons
George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter campaign
EDM #564
Tabled 04 June 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House stands in solidarity with the friends, family and community of George Floyd in Minneapolis; recognises that George Floyd is tragically another name on the long list of unarmed Black men that have died in police custody in the United States of America (USA); notes that state-sanctioned racism is not solely an issue in the USA but also one that we experience here in the UK; acknowledges that Black people suffer disproportionately from police use of force, are more likely to receive harsher sentences than their white counterparts, and are over-represented in the prison population; is alarmed that between 1995 and 2015, regardless of the circumstances, no police office was prosecuted over the death of a Black person in custody; believes that Black Lives Matter; supports the Black Lives Matter campaign; calls on the UK Government to challenge institutional racism and address the racial disparities in our criminal justice system.

Signatures (60)

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.
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
04 June 2020
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
04 June 2020
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
04 June 2020
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Osamor, Kate
Labour
04 June 2020
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2020
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2020
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2020
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
04 June 2020
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
04 June 2020
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2020
Morris, Grahame
Labour
05 June 2020
Lewis, Clive
Labour
05 June 2020
Osborne, Kate
Labour
05 June 2020
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
05 June 2020
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
05 June 2020
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
05 June 2020
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
05 June 2020
Eagle, Maria
Labour
05 June 2020
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
05 June 2020
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2020
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
05 June 2020
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
06 June 2020
Timms, Stephen
Labour
07 June 2020
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
08 June 2020
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
08 June 2020
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
08 June 2020
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
08 June 2020
Hill, Mike
Labour
08 June 2020
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
08 June 2020
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
08 June 2020
Barker, Paula
Labour
08 June 2020
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
08 June 2020
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
08 June 2020
Davies, Geraint
Labour
08 June 2020
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
08 June 2020
Cryer, John
Labour
08 June 2020
Byrne, Ian
Labour
08 June 2020
Lavery, Ian
Labour
09 June 2020
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
09 June 2020
Ali, Tahir
Labour
09 June 2020
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
10 June 2020
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
15 June 2020
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
15 June 2020
McDonnell, John
Labour
16 July 2020
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion