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Rights Of The Child

EDM number 786 in 2012-13, proposed by Jeremy Corbyn on 28/11/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights and Middle East.

That this House notes that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child applies to all children whatever their race or religion and that children have a right to a life that is free from violence, abuse and neglect; acknowledges that settler violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, military incursions, checkpoints, demolitions, forced displacements, deepening poverty and the routine arrest and detention of minors or their family members are making Palestinian children increasingly vulnerable; further notes that they are denied their rights to freedom of movement and an adequate standard of living and health, their horizons are extremely limited especially in Gaza where a new generation is growing up without ever having been beyond the borders of the blockade; calls on the Government to insist that the Israeli government prioritise the well-being of Gaza's children by lifting the blockade to enable free movement in and out of Gaza, including to the West Bank and East Jerusalem; and further notes Israel's obligation under international law as the occupying power that it must ensure the rights of Palestinian children are upheld since urgent action is required to safeguard their health and well-being, now and for future generations.

This motion has been signed by a total of 74 MPs.

Jeremy Corbyn28/11/2012Islington NorthLabourProposed
Gerald Kaufman28/11/2012Manchester, GortonLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley28/11/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Richard Burden28/11/2012Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd28/11/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Caroline Lucas28/11/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Joan Ruddock28/11/2012Lewisham, DeptfordLabourSigned
Bob Russell28/11/2012ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins28/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell28/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
John Cryer28/11/2012Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Mark Durkan28/11/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Paul Flynn28/11/2012Newport WestLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff28/11/2012Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Michael Weir28/11/2012AngusScottish National PartySigned
Hywel Williams28/11/2012ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Katy Clark28/11/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Alex Cunningham28/11/2012Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma29/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards29/11/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
David Crausby29/11/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Alan Meale29/11/2012MansfieldLabourSigned
Andrew George29/11/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cunningham30/11/2012Coventry SouthLabourSigned
George Galloway03/12/2012Bradford WestRespectSigned
Mike Hancock03/12/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech03/12/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams04/12/2012Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon04/12/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
John Hemming04/12/2012Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton04/12/2012GowerLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell05/12/2012Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Hywel Francis05/12/2012AberavonLabourSigned
Michael Crockart05/12/2012Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Blomfield05/12/2012Sheffield CentralLabourSigned
Ian Lavery05/12/2012WansbeckLabourSigned
Mark Williams06/12/2012CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Frank Doran12/12/2012Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
Menzies Campbell13/12/2012North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Frank Field19/12/2012BirkenheadLabourSigned
Simon Hughes20/12/2012Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSigned
Hugh Bayley07/01/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Greg Mulholland10/01/2013Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Julian Huppert14/01/2013CambridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Williams15/01/2013Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
George Mudie22/01/2013Leeds EastLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell23/01/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Tom Clarke29/01/2013Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi29/01/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Tim Farron29/01/2013Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Adrian Sanders29/01/2013TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Annette Brooke30/01/2013Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
George Howarth31/01/2013KnowsleyLabourSigned
Austin Mitchell31/01/2013Great GrimsbyLabourSigned
Jim Dowd31/01/2013Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Kevin Barron31/01/2013Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Valerie Vaz04/02/2013Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Ian Mearns05/02/2013GatesheadLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne07/02/2013Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Simon Wright07/02/2013Norwich SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Fabian Hamilton11/02/2013Leeds North EastLabourSigned
Anne Begg11/02/2013Aberdeen SouthLabourSigned
Mike Wood11/02/2013Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Frank Dobson12/02/2013Holborn and St PancrasLabourSigned
Bill Esterson12/02/2013Sefton CentralLabourSigned
Tessa Jowell14/02/2013Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
David Ward14/02/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
John Robertson25/02/2013Glasgow North WestLabourSigned
Stephen Lloyd27/02/2013EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Farrelly12/03/2013Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
Stewart Jackson18/03/2013PeterboroughConservativeSigned
Glenda Jackson10/04/2013Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Simon Danczuk16/04/2013RochdaleLabourSigned
Alan Reid23/04/2013Argyll and ButeLiberal DemocratSigned

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