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Legal Aid For Inquests

EDM number 498 in 2017-19, proposed by Ellie Reeves on 02/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Legal aid and Coroners.

That this House welcomes the publication of the final report of the Bach Commission on Access to Justice; notes Lord Bach's recommendation that, where the state is funding one or more of the other parties at an inquest, it should also provide legal aid for representation of the family of the deceased; further welcomes the publication of The Right Reverend James Jones' Hillsborough Review; further notes his recommendation for proper participation of bereaved families and proportionate legal funding at inquests; welcomes the Ministry of Justice's recently published Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012: Post-Legislative Memorandum; and calls on the Government to provide legal aid at all inquests whenever the state is funding one or more of the other parties.

This motion has been signed by a total of 55 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Ellie Reeves02/11/2017Lewisham West and PengeLabourProposed
John Cryer02/11/2017Leyton and WansteadLabourSeconded
Stephanie Peacock02/11/2017Barnsley EastLabourSeconded
Preet Kaur Gill03/11/2017Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
David Lammy03/11/2017TottenhamLabourSeconded
Dan Carden03/11/2017Liverpool, WaltonLabourSeconded
Hugh Gaffney03/11/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Laura Smith03/11/2017Crewe and NantwichLabourSigned
Anna McMorrin03/11/2017Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Martin Whitfield03/11/2017East LothianLabourSigned
Kate Green03/11/2017Stretford and UrmstonLabourSigned
Ruth Smeeth03/11/2017Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Matt Western03/11/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
Thelma Walker03/11/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Ruth George03/11/2017High PeakLabourSigned
Alex Cunningham03/11/2017Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Bambos Charalambous03/11/2017Enfield, SouthgateLabourSigned
Alex Sobel03/11/2017Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Andy Slaughter03/11/2017HammersmithLabourSigned
Chris Matheson03/11/2017City of ChesterLabourSigned
Kevin Barron03/11/2017Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Jo Stevens03/11/2017Cardiff CentralLabourSigned
Gareth Snell03/11/2017Stoke-on-Trent CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Virendra Sharma03/11/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Eleanor Smith03/11/2017Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Ann Clwyd03/11/2017Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
Ian Mearns03/11/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
James Frith03/11/2017Bury NorthLabourSigned
Grahame Morris06/11/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Harriet Harman06/11/2017Camberwell and PeckhamLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham06/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Sandy Martin06/11/2017IpswichLabourSigned
Vernon Coaker07/11/2017GedlingLabourSigned
Maria Eagle07/11/2017Garston and HalewoodLabourSigned
Liz Twist07/11/2017BlaydonLabourSigned
Conor McGinn07/11/2017St Helens NorthLabourSigned
Rosie Cooper07/11/2017West LancashireLabourSigned
Daniel Zeichner07/11/2017CambridgeLabourSigned
Stephen Kinnock07/11/2017AberavonLabourSigned
Lisa Nandy07/11/2017WiganLabourSigned
Alison McGovern07/11/2017Wirral SouthLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell07/11/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner07/11/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
George Howarth07/11/2017KnowsleyLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas07/11/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Marie Rimmer13/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Stephen Lloyd13/11/2017EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hill13/11/2017HartlepoolLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman13/11/2017HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Louise Ellman14/11/2017Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
Clive Lewis15/11/2017Norwich SouthLabourSigned
David Crausby23/11/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Christine Jardine01/12/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Helen Hayes05/12/2017Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Joan Ryan10/01/2018Signed

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