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Day Of Solidaritee

EDM number 579 in 2017-19, proposed by Timothy Farron on 22/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Asylum, Europe, Human rights and Legal aid.

That this House expresses concern that access to legal aid in refugee camps across mainland Europe is scarce; regrets that funds have not been made more widely available to enable human rights lawyers to go out to camps in mainland Europe to work with asylum seekers; congratulates the work of the campaign group SolidariTee for its work selling custom made t­shirts on university campuses to raise funds for Advocates Abroad, a non-governmental organisation which provides legal aid and representation to refugees in Greece and Turkey; welcomes the Day of SolidariTee on 24 November 2017; and urges the Government to address the lack of funding being directed towards vital work carried out by legal aid workers in refugee camps.

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

Tim Farron22/11/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley22/11/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon23/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Andy Slaughter27/11/2017HammersmithLabourSeconded
Chris Stephens27/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden28/11/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Marie Rimmer28/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas29/11/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Carol Monaghan29/11/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown04/12/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil04/12/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Kirsty Blackman04/12/2017Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell11/12/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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