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UK's Role In Fighting Global Poverty

EDM number 1087 in 2012-13, proposed by Fiona Bruce on 13/02/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Africa, Incomes and poverty and International development.

That this House welcomes the UK Government's leadership in international development and is proud of Britain's historic record; recognises the importance of the UK in keeping its promise to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on overseas aid from 2013; further welcomes the impact that UK aid has had on reducing and tackling the causes of poverty in the world's poorest places, reaching six million people with emergency food assistance since March 2011 and sending 5.3 million children to school; notes that in 2013 the UK will chair the G8 for the first time since Gleneagles in 2005 when important development commitments to Africa were made; further notes that in part thanks to those commitments there has been dramatic progress in sub-Saharan Africa with 423,000 fewer child deaths in 2011 than in 2005 and 21 million more children in school compared with 2005; supports the Prime Minister in putting international development issues high on the G8 agenda in June 2013 and leading global efforts to tackle hunger; and further recognises that effectively and efficiently reaching 0.7 per cent this year will save and change the lives of millions of people who are looking to lift themselves out of poverty in the world's poorest countries.

This motion has been signed by a total of 58 MPs.

Fiona Bruce13/02/2013CongletonConservativeProposed
Bob Russell13/02/2013ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Katy Clark13/02/2013North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon14/02/2013StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale14/02/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Andrew George14/02/2013St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Virendra Sharma14/02/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Linda Riordan14/02/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley14/02/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Paul Flynn14/02/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/02/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Zac Goldsmith25/02/2013Richmond ParkConservativeSigned
David Ward25/02/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams25/02/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Bottomley25/02/2013Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock25/02/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Durkan25/02/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Margaret Ritchie26/02/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martin Caton26/02/2013GowerLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin26/02/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Gary Streeter26/02/2013South West DevonConservativeSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson27/02/2013Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Menzies Campbell27/02/2013North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
William McCrea27/02/2013South AntrimDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins27/02/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
David Simpson27/02/2013Upper BannDUPSigned
David Anderson28/02/2013BlaydonLabourSigned
Martin Horwood04/03/2013CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Crockart05/03/2013Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stunell06/03/2013Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Murphy06/03/2013TorfaenLabourSigned
Frank Dobson07/03/2013Holborn and St PancrasLabourSigned
John Leech07/03/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Brooks Newmark11/03/2013BraintreeConservativeSigned
Gareth Thomas12/03/2013Harrow WestLabourSigned
Simon Wright12/03/2013Norwich SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Caroline Lucas13/03/2013Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Naomi Long14/03/2013Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Glenda Jackson18/03/2013Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Andrew Love20/03/2013EdmontonLabourSigned
Richard Burden21/03/2013Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSigned
Dave Watts21/03/2013St Helens NorthLabourSigned
Simon Reevell21/03/2013DewsburyConservativeSigned
Mary Glindon22/03/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
Nick Smith22/03/2013Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Malcolm Bruce25/03/2013GordonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ronnie Campbell26/03/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Bill Esterson26/03/2013Sefton CentralLabourSigned
John Robertson10/04/2013Glasgow North WestLabourSigned
David Blunkett10/04/2013Sheffield, Brightside and HillsboroughLabourSigned
Robin Walker15/04/2013WorcesterConservativeSigned
Craig Whittaker15/04/2013Calder ValleyConservativeSigned
Rosie Cooper15/04/2013West LancashireLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders15/04/2013TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Sheila Gilmore16/04/2013Edinburgh EastLabourSigned
Nicholas Soames17/04/2013Mid SussexConservativeSigned
Mike Weatherley17/04/2013HoveConservativeSigned
Joan Ruddock18/04/2013Lewisham, DeptfordLabourSigned

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