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Women Bishops (No. 3)

EDM number 1993 in 2007-08, proposed by Peter Bottomley on 08/07/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Church and state and Equality.

That this House declares that candidates for the office of bishop should be considered on merit; and that sex is not merit.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

Peter Bottomley08/07/2008Worthing WestConservativeProposed
Andrew Dismore09/07/2008HendonLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock09/07/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Alan Meale09/07/2008MansfieldLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn09/07/2008Newport WestLabourSeconded
Rudi Vis09/07/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSeconded
Tim Loughton10/07/2008East Worthing and ShorehamConservativeSigned
David Drew10/07/2008StroudLabourSigned
Lynne Jones14/07/2008Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Harry Cohen14/07/2008Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/07/2008Islington NorthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington14/07/2008Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
David Taylor14/07/2008North West LeicestershireLabourSigned
Martin Caton15/07/2008GowerLabourSigned
Jo Swinson22/07/2008East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cousins07/10/2008Newcastle upon Tyne CentralLabourSigned

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