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Female Genital Mutilation (No. 2)

EDM number 670 in 2013-14, proposed by Valerie Vaz on 05/11/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Children and families, Crimes of violence, Health education and preventive medicine and Human rights.

That this House expresses concern that there is a need for stronger action to prevent the crime of female genital mutilation (FGM); notes the report by a coalition of health professionals calling for FGM to be treated as child abuse; further notes the action plan on tackling FGM published by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer; calls for implementation of the recommendation in the report and action plan that evidence of FGM in the family should be collected and used to identify persons who may be at risk of FGM; further calls for examination of the reporting duties for medical professionals and teachers in referring possible FGM cases to the police; and further calls on the Government to formulate a strategy to raise awareness of this issue.

This motion has been signed by a total of 44 MPs.

Valerie Vaz05/11/2013Walsall SouthLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley05/11/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Mark Durkan05/11/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Nigel Evans05/11/2013Ribble ValleyConservativeSeconded
Jim Dobbin06/11/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
Steve Rotheram06/11/2013Liverpool, WaltonLabourSeconded
Linda Riordan06/11/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Andrew George06/11/2013St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stephenson06/11/2013PendleConservativeSigned
Tom Watson06/11/2013West Bromwich EastLabourSigned
Martin Caton06/11/2013GowerLabourSigned
Jim Fitzpatrick06/11/2013Poplar and LimehouseLabourSigned
Mike Hancock06/11/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Dodds06/11/2013Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Adrian Sanders06/11/2013TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma06/11/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell06/11/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie06/11/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ian Paisley Jnr06/11/2013North AntrimDUPSigned
Lady Hermon06/11/2013North DownIndependentSigned
Jim Dowd07/11/2013Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
George Howarth07/11/2013KnowsleyLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson07/11/2013Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Caroline Spelman07/11/2013MeridenConservativeSigned
Kelvin Hopkins07/11/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden08/11/2013Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Paul Flynn08/11/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
John McDonnell11/11/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell12/11/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Dennis Skinner12/11/2013BolsoverLabourSigned
John Leech12/11/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale18/11/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
Naomi Long18/11/2013Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Mark Williams19/11/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris Ruane19/11/2013Vale of ClwydLabourSigned
John Hemming27/11/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey28/11/2013North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stunell29/11/2013Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby04/12/2013Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas09/12/2013Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Menzies Campbell09/12/2013North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Blomfield13/01/2014Sheffield CentralLabourSigned
Mike Gapes26/02/2014Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Natascha Engel03/03/2014North East DerbyshireLabourSigned

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