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20th Anniversary Of The Un Convention On The Rights Of The Child

EDM number 355 in 2009-10, proposed by Annette Brooke on 03/12/2009.
Categorised under the topics of Children and families and Human rights.

That this House welcomes the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC); recognises the achievements made through the UNCRC over the last 20 years in promoting and protecting the rights of children around the world; notes that significant progress has been made in the UK, but agrees with the Government's assessment that `there is more to be done' in order to see children reach their fullest potential; further welcomes the Government's Working Together, Achieving More action plan to address the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child; calls for the rights of children to be protected whatever their circumstances and setting, including children in the criminal justice system, children facing discrimination, refugee and asylum-seeking children and children in the media; and further calls on the Government to fulfil its commitments under the UNCRC in order to achieve its ambition to make the UK the best place for all children and young people to live.

This motion has been signed by a total of 64 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Annette Brooke03/12/2009Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratProposed
Andrew Dismore03/12/2009HendonLabourSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd03/12/2009Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSeconded
Lynne Jones03/12/2009Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn03/12/2009Islington NorthLabourSeconded
David Taylor07/12/2009North West LeicestershireLabourWithdrawn
Glenda Jackson07/12/2009Hampstead and HighgateLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins07/12/2009Luton NorthLabourSigned
Brian Iddon07/12/2009Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Ann Cryer07/12/2009KeighleyLabourSigned
Mark Durkan07/12/2009FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martin Caton08/12/2009GowerLabourSigned
Dai Davies08/12/2009Blaenau GwentIndependentSigned
Danny Alexander08/12/2009Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyLiberal DemocratSigned
Keith Vaz08/12/2009Leicester EastLabourSigned
Mike Hancock08/12/2009Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
David Drew08/12/2009StroudLabourSigned
Colin Breed08/12/2009South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Greg Pope08/12/2009HyndburnLabourSigned
Jennifer Willott09/12/2009Cardiff CentralLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Hunter09/12/2009CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Angus MacNeil09/12/2009Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
John Leech09/12/2009Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Lorely Burt09/12/2009SolihullLiberal DemocratSigned
Phil Willis09/12/2009Harrogate and KnaresboroughLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Bottomley09/12/2009Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Paul Flynn09/12/2009Newport WestLabourSigned
Hywel Francis09/12/2009AberavonLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman09/12/2009HuddersfieldLabourSigned
George Howarth09/12/2009Knowsley North and Sefton EastLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/12/2009Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/12/2009Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Janet Dean09/12/2009BurtonLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin09/12/2009Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Bob Russell10/12/2009ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Joan Humble10/12/2009Blackpool North and FleetwoodLabourSigned
Eric Illsley10/12/2009Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins10/12/2009TamworthLabourSigned
Rudi Vis10/12/2009Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
John Hemming10/12/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey14/12/2009North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Betty Williams14/12/2009ConwyLabourSigned
Willie Rennie14/12/2009Dunfermline and West FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Jo Swinson15/12/2009East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Fabian Hamilton15/12/2009Leeds North EastLabourSigned
Sandra Gidley15/12/2009RomseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Neil Gerrard15/12/2009WalthamstowLabourSigned
Charles Kennedy15/12/2009Ross, Skye and LochaberLiberal DemocratSigned
Diane Abbott15/12/2009Hackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Evan Harris16/12/2009Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Simon Hughes16/12/2009North Southwark and BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Cohen16/12/2009Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Julia Goldsworthy16/12/2009Falmouth and CamborneLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams05/01/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Beith05/01/2010Berwick-upon-TweedLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris McCafferty05/01/2010Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Alan Simpson07/01/2010Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington19/01/2010Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
David Crausby21/01/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Edward Davey21/01/2010Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
David Howarth27/01/2010CambridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Julie Morgan10/02/2010Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Greg Mulholland26/02/2010Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Malcolm Bruce04/03/2010GordonLiberal DemocratSigned

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