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Islamic Finance Lecture Series 2013

EDM number 808 in 2013-14, proposed by Andy Slaughter on 27/11/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Financial services and Religion and faith communities.

That this House congratulates the London School of Economics and Fajr Capital on co-hosting the 2013 Islamic Finance Lecture Series; welcomes the House of Commons reception on 2 December 2013 to conclude that series of events; notes that the lecture series informed students, recent graduates and city professionals on the importance of a principles-based approach to financial services; further notes the Islamic financial services industry's valuable role in attracting trade and investment into the UK; and calls on the Government to promote Islamic finance's principles of ethical, community banking and socially responsbile investing to enable long-term growth, employment and prosperity.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Andy Slaughter27/11/2013HammersmithLabourProposed
George Howarth27/11/2013KnowsleyLabourSeconded
Roger Williams27/11/2013Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jenny Chapman27/11/2013DarlingtonLabourSeconded
Karl Turner27/11/2013Kingston upon Hull EastLabourSeconded
Alex Cunningham27/11/2013Stockton NorthLabourSeconded
Sarah Champion27/11/2013RotherhamLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley27/11/2013Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Alan Meale28/11/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
Mike Hancock03/12/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton04/12/2013GowerLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi09/12/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Paul Flynn09/12/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Simon Hughes16/12/2013Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSigned

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