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Human Rights In Malawi

EDM number 564 in 2009-10, proposed by John Hemming on 11/01/2010.
Categorised under the topics of Africa and Equality.

That this House notes the same-sex engagement ceremony in late December 2009 of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga; calls on the President of Malawi to ensure that they are released from jail and that all charges against them for homosexual relations are dropped; and calls on the government of Malawi to decriminalise homosexuality in accordance with the equality and non-discrimination clauses of the Malawian constitution and the African Charter on Human and People's Rights, and to ensure the human rights of all its citizens, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

This motion has been signed by a total of 67 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Hemming11/01/2010Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley11/01/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Andrew Dismore12/01/2010HendonLabourSeconded
Lynne Jones12/01/2010Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSeconded
Alan Meale12/01/2010MansfieldLabourSeconded
Alan Simpson12/01/2010Nottingham SouthLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan12/01/2010FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ann Cryer12/01/2010KeighleyLabourSigned
Frank Cook12/01/2010Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton12/01/2010GowerLabourSigned
Laura Moffatt12/01/2010CrawleyLabourSigned
John McDonnell12/01/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
John Leech13/01/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Desmond Turner13/01/2010Brighton, KemptownLabourSigned
Janet Dean13/01/2010BurtonLabourSigned
John Cummings13/01/2010EasingtonLabourSigned
Harry Cohen13/01/2010Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Ian McCartney13/01/2010MakerfieldLabourSigned
Chris McCafferty13/01/2010Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/01/2010Luton NorthLabourSigned
Greg Pope13/01/2010HyndburnLabourSigned
Alistair Carmichael14/01/2010Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams18/01/2010Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Betty Williams18/01/2010ConwyLabourSigned
Lady Hermon18/01/2010North DownUUPSigned
Bill Etherington19/01/2010Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Andrew Pelling20/01/2010Croydon CentralIndependentSigned
Katy Clark20/01/2010North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Edward Davey20/01/2010Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Elfyn Llwyd21/01/2010Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Menzies Campbell21/01/2010North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Neil Gerrard21/01/2010WalthamstowLabourSigned
Rudi Vis21/01/2010Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Robert Syms25/01/2010PooleConservativeSigned
Andrew Stunell25/01/2010Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
John Grogan25/01/2010SelbyLabourSigned
David Cairns25/01/2010InverclydeLabourSigned
Clare Short26/01/2010Birmingham, LadywoodIndependent LabourSigned
Diane Abbott26/01/2010Hackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson27/01/2010Hampstead and HighgateLabourSigned
Tony Lloyd27/01/2010Manchester CentralLabourSigned
Ian Stewart27/01/2010EcclesLabourSigned
Greg Mulholland28/01/2010Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Duncan28/01/2010Rutland and MeltonConservativeSigned
Julia Goldsworthy29/01/2010Falmouth and CamborneLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey01/02/2010North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Clive Efford01/02/2010ElthamLabourSigned
Mike Wood01/02/2010Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Emily Thornberry01/02/2010Islington South and FinsburyLabourSigned
Danny Alexander03/02/2010Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyLiberal DemocratSigned
John Barrett03/02/2010Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Bob Russell03/02/2010ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew George04/02/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Evans08/02/2010Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
Helen Southworth09/02/2010Warrington SouthLabourSigned
Norman Baker09/02/2010LewesLiberal DemocratSigned
Celia Barlow09/02/2010HoveLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson22/02/2010North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Featherstone22/02/2010Hornsey and Wood GreenLiberal DemocratSigned
Hugh Bayley22/02/2010City of YorkLabourSigned
Gregory Barker22/02/2010Bexhill and BattleConservativeSigned
Phyllis Starkey22/02/2010Milton Keynes South WestLabourSigned
Charles Kennedy23/02/2010Ross, Skye and LochaberLiberal DemocratSigned
Gavin Strang25/02/2010Edinburgh EastLabourSigned
Sarah Teather09/03/2010Brent EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Julie Morgan17/03/2010Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Paul Holmes18/03/2010ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSigned

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