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Government Response To The Ninth Report Of The Joint Committee On Human Rights, Session 2006-07

EDM number 1832 in 2008-09, proposed by Andrew Dismore on 08/07/2009.
Categorised under the topic of Human rights.

That this House notes that the Joint Committee on Human Rights published a report on The Meaning of Public Authority under the Human Rights Act (HC 410) on 28 March 2007; further notes that the report included 47 conclusions and recommendations, principally on the scope of the Human Rights Act and Government guidance on the issue; further notes that the Government is required by convention to respond to select committee reports within two months of publication; expresses concern that the Government has failed to respond to the Joint Committee's report, despite numerous requests to do so in oral evidence, correspondence and recommendations in subsequent reports; further notes that the Government's response is now over 25 months overdue; calls on the Government to respond to the Joint Committee's report forthwith; and urges the Government to include within its response a timetable for publishing its long-awaited consultation document on the scope of the Human Rights Act.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Andrew Dismore08/07/2009HendonLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley08/07/2009Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Nigel Evans08/07/2009Ribble ValleyConservativeSeconded
Lindsay Hoyle08/07/2009ChorleyLabourSeconded
Gordon Prentice09/07/2009PendleLabourSeconded
Martin Caton09/07/2009GowerLabourSeconded
John Austin09/07/2009Erith and ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Ann Cryer09/07/2009KeighleyLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/07/2009Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Lynne Jones09/07/2009Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins09/07/2009TamworthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock13/07/2009Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming13/07/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/07/2009Islington NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson14/07/2009Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn15/07/2009JarrowLabourSigned
David Drew15/07/2009StroudLabourSigned
Bill Etherington15/07/2009Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Katy Clark15/07/2009North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Dai Davies15/07/2009Blaenau GwentIndependentSigned
Janet Anderson16/07/2009Rossendale and DarwenLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard16/07/2009WalthamstowLabourSigned
Evan Harris16/07/2009Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Eric Illsley20/07/2009Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell20/07/2009Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams20/07/2009Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Simon Hughes21/07/2009North Southwark and BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/10/2009Luton NorthLabourSigned
Frank Cook13/10/2009Stockton NorthLabourSigned

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