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Commonwealth Leadership To End Modern Slavery

EDM number 276 in 2017-19, 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 26 MPs.

Ann Clwyd06/09/2017Cynon ValleyLabourProposed
Andrew Rosindell06/09/2017RomfordConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley06/09/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon07/09/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Virendra Sharma07/09/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSeconded
Bob Blackman07/09/2017Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/09/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Tom Brake11/09/2017Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Lady Hermon12/09/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Caroline Lucas12/09/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Gregory Campbell12/09/2017East LondonderryDUPSigned
David Simpson12/09/2017Upper BannDUPSigned
Chris Stephens12/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan13/09/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/09/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Ben Lake13/09/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle14/09/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Matt Western14/09/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
Hugh Gaffney14/09/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Patrick Grady14/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Eleanor Smith09/10/2017Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Sandy Martin09/10/2017IpswichLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff09/10/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
David Linden09/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray11/10/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Harriet Harman12/10/2017Camberwell and PeckhamLabourSigned

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