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IHRA Definition

EDM number 7 in 2017-18, proposed by John Mann on 21/06/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Ethnic groups, Racial discrimination and Religious discrimination.

That this House welcomes the adoption of a formal definition of anti-Semitism by the Government in response to the work of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA); further welcomes the agreed cross-party support for the definition, including from the Leader of the Opposition and hon. members of all political parties represented in the House in the previous Parliament; congratulates the IHRA and its 31 member countries for adopting the definition; notes that the definition has been officially adopted by the Government, the Labour Party, the UK Police College, the Crown Prosecution Service, the National Union of Students, Universities UK, the London Assembly, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a number of local councils; welcomes the Government's update report on anti-Semitism, including progress made in ensuring wider adoption of the definition; and calls on all other political parties, universities, councils and other public bodies and organisations to continue to adopt the definition and use it to better understand and act against anti-Jewish hatred.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Mann21/06/2017BassetlawLabourProposed
Jim Shannon22/06/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens22/06/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Wes Streeting22/06/2017Ilford NorthLabourSeconded
Stephen Doughty22/06/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham26/06/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Julian Lewis26/06/2017New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Joan Ryan26/06/2017Signed
Gavin Robinson26/06/2017Belfast EastDUPSigned
Martyn Day26/06/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins27/06/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley28/06/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Mike Gapes29/06/2017Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Lady Hermon29/06/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Bob Blackman03/07/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Kate Green05/07/2017Stretford and UrmstonLabourSigned
Graham Brady10/07/2017Altrincham and Sale WestConservativeSigned

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