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Sharia Councils And The Single Legal System

EDM number 288 in 2009-10, proposed by Bob Spink on 30/11/2009.
Categorised under the topic of Administration of justice.

That this House notes the increasing use of Sharia councils in some circumstances in the UK; further notes that a single legal system operates in the UK under the authority of the Crown; recognises the importance of rigorously adhering to and maintaining a single legal system to ensure the equal treatment of all citizens; and calls on the Government to ensure there is no acceptance in any way of any alternative legal systems in the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Bob Spink30/11/2009Castle PointIndependentProposed
Philip Davies07/12/2009ShipleyConservativeSeconded
Iris Robinson08/12/2009StrangfordDUPWithdrawn
William McCrea09/12/2009South AntrimDUPSeconded
Brian Jenkins10/12/2009TamworthLabourSeconded
Graham Stuart11/01/2010Beverley and HoldernessConservativeSeconded
Robert Syms12/01/2010PooleConservativeSeconded
Kim Howells20/01/2010PontypriddLabourSigned
Greg Knight20/01/2010East YorkshireConservativeSigned
John Horam27/01/2010OrpingtonConservativeSigned
Geoffrey Robinson22/02/2010Coventry North WestLabourSigned
John Penrose23/02/2010Weston-Super-MareConservativeSigned

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