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Colour Of Power Study On BAME Representation

EDM number 340 in 2017-19, proposed by Keith Vaz on 09/10/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Ethnic groups.

That this House recognises the excellent work done by the Guardian and Operation Black Vote through their colour of power studies; notes their findings showing that out of the 1,000 most powerful executives in the UK only 36 come from BAME backgrounds; and calls on the Government to support efforts to increase BAME representation in all sectors of business and society.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Keith Vaz09/10/2017Leicester EastLabourProposed
Jim Shannon10/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Peter Bottomley10/10/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Martyn Day11/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Kelvin Hopkins12/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts12/10/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Chris Stephens12/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Hugh Gaffney16/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
David Linden16/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Christine Jardine16/10/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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