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Tackling Antisemitism On University Campuses

EDM number 528 in 2017-19, proposed by John Mann on 14/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Ethnic groups, Higher education, Racial discrimination and Religious discrimination.

That this House believes that university campuses should be a safe space for all students no matter their race, religion, sexuality or gender; welcomes the change of leadership in the National Union of Students (NUS); notes the improved relations between Jewish students and their representative body, the Union of Jewish Students and the current NUS president; further notes the need for a consistent approach by the NUS and vice-chancellors to deal with antisemitism and other forms of racism on campus; encourages universities and student unions to consult the Universities UK and NUS guidance on external speakers in order to inform their approach to managing difficult events on campus; further believes that the higher education sector has a duty to facilitate reporting systems and encourage reporting from students subjected to abuse on campus; calls on universities to put procedures in place to address violent protests; and further calls on universities to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Mann14/11/2017BassetlawLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley14/11/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon15/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Virendra Sharma15/11/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourSeconded
Gavin Robinson15/11/2017Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman15/11/2017Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Alan Brown20/11/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Louise Ellman20/11/2017Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
Wes Streeting20/11/2017Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham20/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Liz Saville Roberts21/11/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Chris Law21/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron21/11/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins21/11/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Marie Rimmer21/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
David Linden27/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon27/11/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Ruth Smeeth12/12/2017Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
John Cryer12/12/2017Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Preet Kaur Gill15/01/2018Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Sandy Martin13/03/2018IpswichLabourSigned

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