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First Woman Appointed As Deputy President Of Supreme Court

EDM number 305 in 2013-14, proposed by Keith Vaz on 26/06/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Courts, Equality and Legal profession.

That this House congratulates Lady Hale for becoming the first woman to be named deputy president of the Supreme Court; notes that only 22 per cent of the judiciary are female with only an eight per cent increase over a 10 year period; further notes that she is the most senior female judge in British legal history; further notes that it is a good start and that there should be many more; and calls on the Government to ensure that she is the first of many.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Keith Vaz26/06/2013Leicester EastLabourProposed
Elfyn Llwyd27/06/2013Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
John McDonnell27/06/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Martin Caton27/06/2013GowerLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn27/06/2013Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Frank Doran27/06/2013Aberdeen NorthLabourSeconded
Jonathan Edwards01/07/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Virendra Sharma01/07/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Mike Hancock01/07/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale01/07/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
Lady Hermon01/07/2013North DownIndependentSigned
Jim Shannon01/07/2013StrangfordDUPSigned
Steve Rotheram02/07/2013Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin02/07/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Naomi Long02/07/2013Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Kelvin Hopkins02/07/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Michael Crockart03/07/2013Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Lindsay Roy03/07/2013GlenrothesLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley03/07/2013Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Nigel Dodds03/07/2013Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Chris Ruane03/07/2013Vale of ClwydLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas04/07/2013Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
John Leech04/07/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams04/07/2013Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon04/07/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell17/07/2013Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned

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