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Women In Golf Charter

EDM number 1333 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Gethins on 05/06/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Equality and Sports.

That this House welcomes the R&A's Women in Golf Charter, a core element of the organisation's drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry; recognises that the Charter is a statement of intent from the golf industry to develop a more inclusive culture within golf and to focus on gender balance; further welcomes ongoing efforts from the R&A, its affiliated organisations, partners and the wider golf industry to achieve positive change for women, girls and families; welcomes the R&A's commitment to increase overall investment in women's, girls and mixed golf to £80 million over the next ten years; congratulates the R&A for the leadership it has shown to develop the Women in Golf Charter; and calls on everyone involved with golf to pledge their support, and make efforts to develop a welcoming and inspiring environment for women to participate in the sport.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

Stephen Gethins05/06/2018North East FifeScottish National PartyProposed
Glyn Davies05/06/2018MontgomeryshireConservativeSeconded
John Mann05/06/2018BassetlawLabourSeconded
Gavin Newlands05/06/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Ian Paisley Jnr05/06/2018North AntrimDUPSeconded
Martyn Day06/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon06/06/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Chris Stephens06/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon06/06/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham07/06/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan07/06/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden07/06/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law11/06/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Mike Hill11/06/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George14/06/2018High PeakLabourSigned

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