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Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1726: tabled on 13 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 42 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that the publication of the report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities in March 2021 was met with immense disappointment and frustration by members of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities across the country, and many racial justice organisations; is deeply concerned that the report largely seems to deny the existence of institutional racism in Britain, and in doing so has raised concerns that it reverses progress towards racial equality; is alarmed by the report’s poor methodology, including selectively citing and listing authors and academics whose views were neither sought, or accurately represented in the report; further notes the disturbing allegations that the report was rewritten by No.10; urgently calls on the Government to acknowledge the existence of institutional racism in society and commit to tackling it in all forms; further calls on the Government to reject the report and instead implement the recommendations of existing reports on institutional racism, including the Macpherson report, the Lammy review, the McGregor Smith review and the Windrush Lessons Learned review.

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.

Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2021
Coventry South
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2021
Hammersmith
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 14 April 2021
East Lothian
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
East Renfrewshire
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
South Shields
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 April 2021
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Edinburgh East
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Cynon Valley
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Salford and Eccles
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Belfast South
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Rochdale
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Birkenhead
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Bedford
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Central Ayrshire
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2021
Luton South
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 April 2021
St Albans
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 15 April 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2021
Edinburgh West
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2021
Glasgow North West
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 19 April 2021
Leicester East
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2021
Hemsworth
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2021
Liverpool, Walton
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2021
Kingston and Surbiton
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2021
Jarrow
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2021
Wansbeck
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 April 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 April 2021
Foyle
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 April 2021
Arfon
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2021
Liverpool, West Derby
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 April 2021
Ceredigion
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 April 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.