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Xenophobia And Political Discourse

EDM number 246 in 2016-17, proposed by Stuart McDonald on 27/06/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Asylum, Immigration, Nationality and Racial discrimination.

That this House recognises the hugely positive contribution made by nationals of other countries, including other EU countries, to the UK's economy, society, communities and families; condemns the xenophobia, racism and hostility that many are encountering; believes that political discourse and rhetoric both during, and for many years prior to, the EU referendum has been a factor in legitimising and emboldening such xenophobia; calls on political parties to work together to combat xenophobia in all possible ways; and further calls for migration policy and debates to be based on evidence and honesty, rather than political expediency.

This motion has been signed by a total of 43 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Stuart McDonald27/06/2016Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartyProposed
Mark Durkan27/06/2016FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Peter Bottomley27/06/2016Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Margaret Ferrier27/06/2016Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySeconded
Gavin Newlands27/06/2016Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Angela Crawley27/06/2016Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySeconded
Alison Thewliss27/06/2016Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Caroline Lucas27/06/2016Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Stuart Donaldson28/06/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Paul Monaghan28/06/2016Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens28/06/2016Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Mhairi Black28/06/2016Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySigned
Martin Docherty28/06/2016West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald28/06/2016Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Alan Meale28/06/2016MansfieldLabourSigned
Stephen Gethins29/06/2016North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Yasmin Qureshi29/06/2016Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Michael Weir29/06/2016AngusScottish National PartySigned
David Winnick30/06/2016Walsall NorthLabourSigned
Patrick Grady04/07/2016Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry04/07/2016Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Marion Fellows04/07/2016Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil04/07/2016Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts04/07/2016Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Chris Law04/07/2016Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Margaret Ritchie04/07/2016South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Owen Thompson04/07/2016MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day04/07/2016Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Ian Blackford05/07/2016Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray05/07/2016Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell06/07/2016LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Lady Hermon06/07/2016North DownIndependentSigned
Natalie McGarry06/07/2016Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Corri Wilson06/07/2016Ayr, Carrick and CumnockScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson07/07/2016North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Deidre Brock11/07/2016Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySigned
David Lammy11/07/2016TottenhamLabourSigned
Joanna Cherry11/07/2016Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Tasmina Sheikh11/07/2016Ochil and South PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Anne McLaughlin13/07/2016Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySigned
Phil Boswell13/07/2016Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman18/07/2016Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alasdair McDonnell20/07/2016Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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