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Commonwealth Leadership To End Modern Slavery

EDM number 276 in 2017-18, proposed by Ann Clwyd on 06/09/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights, International politics and government and International organisations.

That this House welcomes the opportunity presented by the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 in London, for the Commonwealth to take a leading role in ending modern slavery and achieving SDG 8.7 in Member States; notes the important role the Commonwealth Secretary-General and Secretariat have had in leading internationally on climate change, and Small Island Developing States; further notes, with regret and concern, that the Commonwealth is disproportionately affected by modern slavery; welcomes the involvement of civil society in the run-up to the Summit, including through the Commonwealth 8.7 Group convened by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, and in on-going initiatives to end modern slavery; further welcomes the Government's commitment to achieving SDG 8.7; and urges the Government and parliamentarians to actively support significant political and financial investment, including at the Summit, in global Commonwealth leadership in this area.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Ann Clwyd06/09/2017Cynon ValleyLabourProposed
Andrew Rosindell06/09/2017RomfordConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley06/09/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Bob Blackman07/09/2017Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Virendra Sharma07/09/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon07/09/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/09/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Tom Brake11/09/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris Stephens12/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson12/09/2017Upper BannDUPSigned
Gregory Campbell12/09/2017East LondonderryDUPSigned
Caroline Lucas12/09/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Lady Hermon12/09/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Ronnie Cowan13/09/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
13/09/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/09/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
14/09/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
14/09/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
14/09/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Patrick Grady14/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned

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