Deidre Brock's 1,283 Early Day Motions
21st February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 27th February 2024

No confidence in the Speaker

Tabled by: William Wragg (Conservative - Hazel Grove)
That this House has no confidence in Mr Speaker.
93 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 46
Scottish National Party: 41
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
19th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd February 2024

Alan Bates and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House supports the call for the Freedom of the City of Liverpool to be bestowed upon Liverpool-born Post Office Horizon campaigner Alan Bates; notes this is the highest civil award in the city and has previously been awarded to those who have left an indelible mark on the …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
16th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd February 2024

Water quality in Sri Lanka

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House expresses concern regarding water quality in northern Sri Lanka; is concerned by reports stating that the Sri Lankan Government refused to allow independent assessments of water quality in the region; notes that the consumption or use of water contaminated by waste oil has been linked to many …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th February 2024

Pension restitution for women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from so many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have suffered pensions loss through the targeting of their pension rights; pays tribute to constituents and campaigners in their ongoing fight for justice; recalls that …
93 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 28
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Workers Party of Britain: 1
7th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th February 2024

Jagtar Singh Johal

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that Jagtar Singh Johal, a Sikh activist and resident of Dumbarton, will be marking his 37th birthday on 9 February, his sixth in arbitrary detention in India since being abducted from the street during his honeymoon by unidentified assailants who turned out to be undercover police …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th February 2024

Hospitality and VAT

Tabled by: Alyn Smith (Scottish National Party - Stirling)
That this House recognises the immense challenges facing the hospitality sector during the cost of living crisis; notes that the Government implemented a temporary cut of 5% on VAT for hospitality businesses during the pandemic; further notes that VAT is not devolved and can therefore only be set by the …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th February 2024

VAT on hair and beauty salons

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recognises the significant contribution made by hair and beauty salons to high streets across the country; notes the severe pressure which businesses in the hair and beauty sector are currently facing due to the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, increasing bills, and payroll pressures; understands that salons which operate …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
5th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

Mortgage prisoners

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes the new campaign launched by the UK Mortgage Prisoners Action Group which calls for urgent and sweeping legislative reforms to mortgages to avert further homeowner crises and go some way to righting the current wrongs; understands that there are nearly 200,000 mortgage prisoners who are still …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1st February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

LGBT History Month 2024

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House recognises and celebrates February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2024; welcomes this month-long celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history; notes that LGBTQ+ people have a long history of making incredible contributions to the UK; further notes that LGBTQ+ History month is …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th February 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

International Court of Justice Ruling on Gaza and the UK’s duties under the Genocide Convention

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 26 January 2024, which found that it is plausible that Israel’s ongoing attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza are in breach of the Genocide Convention; further notes that the ICJ issued provisional measures, including ordering …
60 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
16th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 31st January 2024

Journalists in Gaza

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is profoundly shocked and saddened by the deaths of over 85 journalists and other media workers in Gaza since the Hamas attacks of October 7, with many more critically injured, missing or in detention without trial; believes that journalists in Gaza are the only ones standing between …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
26th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th January 2024

Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House is deeply alarmed by the attempted take-over of the Cows’ Garden in the Armenian Quarter of occupied Jerusalem by illegal Israeli settler organisations; notes that, despite the cancellation of a lease agreement, Israeli settlers have used violence, threats and bulldozers against the Armenians at this site; recognises …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
26th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 29th January 2024

Miners’ Strike 1984: The Battle For Britain documentary series

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House applauds the Miners’ Strike 1984: The Battle For Britain documentary series for shining a much needed light on events that irrevocably changed our country; thanks Channel 4 and Swan Films for their continued commitment to hard-hitting factual programmes; commends the miners and their families for taking part …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
24th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 25th January 2024

Support for families of British Palestinians

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House absolutely condemns the ongoing conflict in Gaza; further condemns the futile and tragic loss of life and the impact on all Palestinians; notes with specific concern the situation of Salim Ghayyada’s 40 immediate family members who have been forced to abandon their homes in Gaza City and …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
18th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 19th January 2024

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2024

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House notes that 22 January marks the start of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2024, which is an opportunity to highlight the vital importance of HPV vaccines and cervical screening in the prevention of cervical cancer and their potential to thereby contribute to the elimination of cervical cancer; acknowledges …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
18th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 18th January 2024

Celebration of the birth and legacy of Robert (Rabbie) Burns

Tabled by: Allan Dorans (Scottish National Party - Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock)
That this House notes and celebrates the 265th anniversary of the birth of Robert (Rabbie) Burns, Scotland’s national bard, in Alloway on the 25 January 1759, regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic literacy movement, and after his death became a great source of inspiration to the founders of both …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th January 2024

Holocaust Memorial Day

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2024 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day on the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau; further notes that the UK will come together to remember the 6 million Jewish men, women and children who were …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
12th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 12th January 2024

25th anniversary of Caledonian Credit Union

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House congratulates Caledonian Credit Union on its 25th anniversary; notes that the Credit Union began as North Livingston Credit Union in 1998 operating out of St Peter’s Church; commends its recent expansion to serve members from as far as Lanarkshire all the way through to the Borders; recognises …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
8th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 11th January 2024

Sub-postmasters

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House notes the increased awareness of the life-changing injustices experienced by sub-postmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; further notes it is now known as the most widespread miscarriage of justice in British history; notes with concern that sub-postmasters have served custodial sentences, suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not …
89 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th January 2024

Short-term medical evacuation of children from Gaza

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House welcomes the work of Saving Gaza's Children, an NGO dedicated to supporting the children of Gaza to receive life-saving and time-critical, emergency medical care required as a result of the Israel-Gaza conflict by identifying children in dire need of medical evacuation and securing their evacuation to host …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
6th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th January 2024

Government Property Agency, ISS and outsourced workers

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is extremely concerned about the Government Property Agency’s handling of the transfer of facilities management services from Mitie to ISS with respect to the implications for workers whose employment has transferred; notes that the pay arrangements for cleaners and caterers are being shifted from a monthly to …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th January 2024

Scottish Government's industrial strategy

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House recognises the UK's low growth, poor productivity and high debt economy which has been a feature of the UK's economic demise over many decades; now welcomes the recent statement by Scotland's First Minister to establish an industrial strategy to help reverse the most negative impacts of UK …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
18th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

Santa Claus

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House notes that an annual statement is read out in the Dail to welcome Santa Claus into Irish air space; further notes that the Civil Aviation Authority does not make a similar gesture; recognises the importance of Santa Claus to children; and calls on the Government to acknowledge …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
14th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

Defence Equipment and Support Beith

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is aware that workers at Defence Equipment and Support (DE and S) at Beith in North Ayrshire, an arm’s length body of the Ministry of Defence, are continuing strike action for improved pay and conditions; notes that this strike action is unprecedented, the first in the history …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Alba Party: 1
Labour: 1
15th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

VAT on audiobooks

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House recognises that audio books, now popular and widely available across all genres, from business to academic, from historical to self help, are a lifeline for many people with sight loss, visual impairment, dyslexia or other reading disabilities; agrees that audio books offer unique opportunities for visually-impaired and …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 8th January 2024

Compensation for Equitable Life policyholders

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House recognises the financial, personal and social impact on policy holders following the collapse of Equitable Life Assurance Society; calls on the Treasury to ensure that all of the 1.5 billion pounds set aside for the Equitable Life Payments Scheme, is distributed to Equitable Life policyholders who suffered …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2023

Reinstatement of the Access to Elected Office Fund

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes with regret the underrepresentation of disabled people in Parliament, whilst one in five members of the working-age population identify as disabled, just five MPs disclosed they identify as disabled at the 2019 General Election; believes it is important that disabled people are enabled to contribute to …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
22nd November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 14th December 2023

Cost of applying for indefinite leave under the bereaved partner concession

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House supports the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London’s call for a fee waiver to be introduced for grieving widows applying for indefinite leave to remain under the bereaved partner concession; notes that the death of a loved one brings multiple emotional, practical and financial costs; …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
7th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th December 2023

Two child benefit cap

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House strongly opposes the continuation of the cruel and unnecessary two child limit for benefits, introduced by the Government in 2017; notes that recent research shows that one in 10 children live in households affected by the two-child limit, that is 1.5 million children; highlights the University of …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th December 2023

Rwanda Treaty

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That the Agreement, done at Kigali on 5 December 2023, between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Rwanda for the Provision of an Asylum Partnership Agreement to Strengthen Shared International Commitments on the Protection of Refugees and …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2023

Arms to Israel

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House notes with deep concern that UK-made military equipment and technology is being used by Israel, including in its most recent bombardment of the occupied Gaza Strip which has resulted in thousands of deaths and injuries; expresses alarm at reports by the UN Commission of Inquiry on the …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2023

John Patrick Byrne

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes the sad passing of the incredibly talented artist and writer John Byrne at the age of 83; marks the high regard he is held in the global arts community; acknowledges that Renfrewshire Council awarded him the Freedom of Renfrewshire last year; observes that John grew up …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 7th December 2023

Glencore’s mining activities in Colombia and Peru (No. 3)

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House expresses its concerns regarding the environmental and health impacts of the Carbones de Cerrejón open-pit coalmine in Colombia and the Antapaccay-Coroccohuayco mine in Espinar in Peru, both owned by British-registered multinational Glencore Plc; notes that eight UN Special Rapporteurs called for a halt to Cerrejón’s mining operations …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th December 2023

75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; notes that its adoption in 1948 was a watershed moment reflecting the collective determination of world leaders to prevent a repetition of the horrors inflicted during World War Two and to champion the inherent dignity of …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
4th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th December 2023

Monkton Milers' santa dash for Ayrshire Parkinson's Group

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House congratulates the Monkton Milers on organising their highly successful Santa Dash in Troon to raise funds for the Ayrshire Parkinson's Group; notes that Rachel Cox, Chairperson of the Milers, won the JogScotland Jog Leader of the Year in 2022, and acknowledges the valuable contribution such volunteer-led running …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 4th December 2023

University of Edinburgh and generative artificial intelligence

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House celebrates the successful launch of the Generative Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (GAIL) at the University of Edinburgh on 9 November 2023; acknowledges that the university is a leader in artificial intelligence (AI), as exhibited by its celebration of 60 years of AI research this year; supports that GAIL …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
4th December 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 4th December 2023

40th anniversary of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House congratulates the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, which has been celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout 2023; notes that the Society was founded in 1983 by a group of friends in Edinburgh, led by Pip Hills, who had previously jointly purchased a cask of single malt Scotch whisky and …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th November 2023

Scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House applauds the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth, with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Betsy; is shocked to see the continuing harrowing exposés that …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
20th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 21st November 2023

Puppy smuggling

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House recognises the vile puppy smuggling trade and sterling efforts by Dogs Trust to end this cruel practice; shares the deep fears of many people about the suffering of dogs and puppies at the hands of smugglers; recognises the seriousness of this welfare issue and acknowledges the disappointment …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 6
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
9th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st November 2023

85th anniversary of Kristallnacht and antisemitism

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House commemorates the victims of Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass), a destructive campaign of violence against Jewish people, on its 85th anniversary; understands that, throughout the night of 9-10 November 1938, the Nazi Party targeted synagogues and Jewish prayer rooms across Germany, with over 1,400 burned or badly …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
8th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st November 2023

Islamophobia Awareness Month

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House supports Islamophobia Awareness Month, which is taking place this November; recognises the incredible contributions that British Muslims make to our country; acknowledges that anti-Muslim sentiment is far too prevalent in our society; notes with concern that the horrifying Israel-Gaza conflict has led to a rise in Islamophobia …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th November 2023

Immigration

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2023 (S.I., 2023, No. 1004), dated 14 September 2023, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 September 2023, be annulled.
36 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th November 2023

Sixth year of detention of Jagtar Singh Johal

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that Friday 4 November 2023 marked the sixth anniversary of the arbitrary detention in India of Jagtar Singh Johal, a Sikh activist and son of the Rock of Dumbarton held since being abducted from the street during his honeymoon by unidentified assailants who turned out to …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
7th November 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th November 2023

Protecting civilians in Gaza and Israel (No. 2)

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House utterly condemns the massacre of Israeli civilians and taking of hostages by Hamas; agrees with the United Nations Secretary-General that these horrific acts do not justify responding with the collective punishment of the Palestinian people; expresses its deep alarm at the Israeli military bombardment and total siege of …
104 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 40
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
19th April 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th November 2023

Indefinite leave to remain for bereaved partners

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House supports the Refugee and Migrants Forum of Essex and London’s call for a fee waiver to be introduced for bereaved partners applying for indefinite leave to remain; notes that the death of a loved one brings multiple emotional, practical and financial costs; believes that people whose leave …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Nov 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 23rd October 2023

OSI Renewables and Scotland's energy potential

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House congratulates OSI Renewables, an engineering business headquartered in West Lothian, that has received four Spotlight on New Technology® awards from the offshore Technology Conference in Houston Texas, which span O&G, Deepsea Minerals and Floating Wind, a Hart Energy award, and Scottish Engineering’s Innovation Excellence Award 2023; commends …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
7th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 20th October 2023

Fresh Start

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the work of Edinburgh-based charity Fresh Start; notes they have been helping people who have experienced homelessness to establish themselves in their new homes since 1999; recognises their community work through delivering a range of services providing practical support such as starter packs and social support …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th October 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 19th October 2023

Launch of SafeKab

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Gavin Johnston and the team at Inverness Taxis on the successful launch of SafeKab, an app designed to improve safety for people using taxis in the Highlands; acknowledges SafeKab's commitment to enhancing passenger safety; and commends the hard work and commitment of all those involved in …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th October 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 19th October 2023

21st annual Baby Loss Week in the UK

Tabled by: Steven Bonnar (Scottish National Party - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)
That this House acknowledges the 21st annual Baby Loss Week in the UK; notes that Baby Loss Week from 9 to 15 October 2023 is a special opportunity to mark the lives of babies lost in pregnancy or at or soon after birth; also notes that this year Baby Loss …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Alba Party: 1
17th October 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th October 2023

Protecting civilians in Gaza and Israel

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House utterly condemns the massacre of Israeli civilians and taking of hostages by Hamas; agrees with the United Nations Secretary-General that these horrific acts do not justify responding with the collective punishment of the Palestinian people; expresses its deep alarm at the Israeli military bombardment and total siege of …
95 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 38
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
16th October 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th October 2023

Israel's response to Hamas atrocities and the humanitarian crisis in Gaza

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House unreservedly condemns Hamas and their appalling act of terrorist violence in which more than 1,400 Israeli civilians were murdered and hundreds more taken hostage; supports Israel’s right to find the perpetrators of those atrocities and hold them accountable for their actions;?believes that any Israeli response to those …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
16th October 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 2nd October 2023

25th anniversary of the Multi-Cultural Family Base

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House congratulates the Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) on reaching its 25th anniversary; notes that the charity, founded in Edinburgh in 1998, provides a range of valued services to children, young people, and their families, most of whom are from black and minority ethnic communities and are often new …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Migrants in Scotland

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House notes the publication of new research on public attitudes to immigration in Scotland from Migration Policy Scotland, the first of its kind since 2014; welcomes the news that people in Scotland have become more positive towards immigration since then; acknowledges that more people in Scotland would like …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
12th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

50 years of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises that 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society; acknowledges the importance of the society over the years in promoting the work, legacy and memory of celebrated Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh; notes that the Society was founded in 1973 …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Young fundraisers Caitie and Holly McCubbin

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House congratulates sisters Caitie (age 8) and Holly (age 7) McCubbin on cycling 100 miles each during their summer holidays to raise funds for two charities which have helped their grandfathers, along with Epic Games which matched their funds; applauds Caitie for raising £904 for the British Heart …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Retirement of coxswain Joe Miller from RNLI Troon Lifeboat

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House congratulates Joe Millar on his recent retirement from his role as coxswain of the RNLI Lifeboat in Troon, to which he has dedicated 31 years of service, initially as a volunteer, then as a full-time mechanic and, for the last 20 years, as coxswain; gives grateful thanks …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 7th September 2023

Compensation for nuclear test veterans

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House recognises the contribution of the nuclear test veterans, including the Royal Fleet Auxiliary veterans who were present during the nuclear testing programme from 1952 to 1967; acknowledges the sacrifices made by more than 20,000 British personnel who took part in these atomic tests; notes that nuclear test …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th September 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th September 2023

Robbie Shepherd

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House recognises the life of Robbie Shepherd following his sad passing; acknowledges his outstanding contribution to broadcasting as host of Take the Floor; celebrates his accomplished literary works on Scottish country dancing and Scottish dance music; recalls his championing of Doric; and conveys condolences to his family and …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

The two child limit

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes the publication of recent figures relating to the two child limit of Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits; understands that the two child limit prevents parents from claiming Child Tax Credit or Universal Credit for any third or subsequent child born after April 2017; observes that …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

The Cherry Tree pub

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House congratulates The Cherry Tree pub, Netherton, Wishaw on raising £6,447 for St Andrew’s Hospice; recognises that the total raised was thanks to contributions from the local community through multiple fundraising events over the year; notes that Management Partner, Helen Paterson, has raised thousands of pounds for charity …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Alba Party: 1
17th July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 18th July 2023

Women Against State Pension Inequality campaign survey

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House welcomes the publication of the findings of the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign survey, which documents the devastating impact of continuing unfair pension treatment of 1950s-born WASPI women; is deeply concerned about the survey's key findings, that one in four of the women affected by …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 13th July 2023

Potential merits of new legislation on mandatory corporate due diligence

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
This House welcomes the campaign for a new UK mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence law in connection with supply chains; notes that more than 100,000 people in the UK have signed a petition asking the Government to hold business, finance and the public sector to account when they …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
3rd July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th July 2023

Prescribing of cannabis medicines by general medical practitioners

Tabled by: Crispin Blunt (Independent - Reigate)
That this House notes that the Government allowed specialist medical practitioners to be able to prescribe cannabis medicines in 2018, but excluded general medical practitioners, despite their core role in supporting patients in their communities; further notes that, annually, around 20,000 patients obtain private prescriptions for medical cannabis, but just …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th July 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th July 2023

Palestinians facing persecution

Tabled by: Andy McDonald (Independent - Middlesbrough)
That this House recognises that the Palestinian people are under unprecedented attack; notes that the Israeli Government, one of the most right-wing in its history, has launched its biggest military incursion in the West Bank in two decades, is announcing thousands of new illegal settlements on a regular basis, continuing …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 6
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
5th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 4th July 2023

End Child Poverty Coalition All Kids Count campaign

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House notes the publication of the End Child Poverty Coalition’s local child poverty statistics; highlights that the statistics show that 29 per cent of 0 to 19 year-olds were living in poverty in the UK in 2021-22; commends the End Child Poverty Coalition for their campaign All Kids …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
27th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 29th June 2023

Nuclear test veterans

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House acknowledges the treatment of nuclear test veterans in Scotland and the rest of the UK; notes their continuing battle for justice and recognition for their role; further notes with disappointment the latest delay to the issuing of a medal to these veterans; further acknowledges their ongoing anger …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
26th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Death of Craig Brown CBE

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes the sad passing of legendary Scotland Men’s Team Manager Craig Brown CBE who passed away at the age of 82; notes the regard he is held in across the football community, particularly the Tartan Army who hold him in the highest esteem; acknowledges that Craig was …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

The Ministerial Code and parliamentary standards

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House believes that trust in the Ministerial Code has been eroded; further believes that the Prime Minister should no longer be the guardian of the Code as this does not provide necessary safeguards; and calls for steps to be taken to make the House of Commons responsible for …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Affordability of sunscreen

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises that temperatures are rising and there is a growing need to protect skin from the sun; notes that many people are not using sunscreen because they can't afford it; and calls on the Government to remove VAT from sunscreen of SPF 30 and above.
24 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

New Scots Leadership Programme

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates the graduates of the New Scots Leadership Programme; notes that during the 12-day programme, organised by the Social Enterprise Academy and the Scottish Refugee Council, participants acquired an ILM-accredited Certificate in Leadership, which also offers the opportunity to progress directly to a BA in Business and …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
22nd May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House marks Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place in May 2023; recognises the VAT burn campaign by the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire to make sunscreen more affordable for all; notes that 16,744 cases of melanoma skin cancer are diagnosed in the UK each year, with 2,341 …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
9th May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Illegal Migration Bill

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House believes the proposals in the Illegal Migration Bill contravene international law, including the Refugee Convention, the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Convention on Action Against Trafficking and the Convention on the Rights of the Child; considers that the Bill will effectively close the UK’s asylum …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
7th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th June 2023

Withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the growing number of European countries withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty including France, Germany, Spain and Italy; is deeply concerned about the increasing number of legal cases from fossil fuel companies brought against countries introducing climate policy; notes with concern the impact these legal challenges …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th June 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th June 2023

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House calls on the Government to acknowledge the global Menstrual Hygiene Day by recognising the reality of period poverty in the UK, which has been exacerbated by the cost-of-living crisis; notes that last year there was an 87 per cent surge in demand for free period products by …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th May 2023

Volunteers’ Week 2023

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House commends the hard work and dedication shown by volunteers across the country; recognises Volunteers' Week, which runs from 1 to 7 June, as an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of volunteers and inspire more people to try volunteering; notes that the personal benefits of volunteering for individuals …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
9th May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 9th May 2023

Wellbeing economy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the call made by President Michael D Higgins of Ireland on 28 April 2023 at a reception for the Think-Tank for Action on Social Change to look beyond the current obsession with economic growth and rebalance economy, ecology and ethics; notes that this call is well-aligned …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th May 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 5th May 2023

Hereditary angioedema awareness day (No. 2)

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House celebrates Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) day on Tuesday 16 May 2023; recognises that HAE has a significant impact on patient lives and can cause unpredictable potentially life-threatening attacks; commends the important work patient organisations, such as HAE UK, and leading immunology specialists have done to support and advocate …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
17th April 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th April 2023

20th anniversary of shooting of Tom Hurndall

Tabled by: Andy McDonald (Independent - Middlesbrough)
That this House notes that April 2023 marks twenty years since 22 year old British photojournalist, Tom Hurndall, was shot in the head by an Israeli army sniper as he tried to rescue Palestinian children from the line of gunfire in Gaza; further notes that he died in January 2004 …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 7
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th April 2023

Pay for civil servants

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House supports the Public and Commercial Services union’s demand for a fair pay rise for civil servants; expresses concern that, with general inflation at a 40-year high of around ten per cent, the Government’s proposal to give its workers just a two per cent increase is nowhere enough, …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
29th March 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 17th April 2023

Scotland men’s national football team

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates the Scotland men’s national team’s 2-0 victory over Spain in their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying fixture; applauds Scott McTominay on his two goals to secure all three points; acknowledges that the victory made it two wins from two games and that Scotland sit atop the group …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd March 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 24th March 2023

UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade; calls on the UK Government to offer a full formal apology, for the destructive and exploitative actions of the British Empire, including but not limited to, the Empire’s role in …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 25 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
28th February 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 20th March 2023

Freedom of religion or belief in Iran

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House deplores the ongoing human rights violations being perpetrated by the Islamic Republic of Iran; notes that these violations come in a context of more general restrictions on the right to freedom of religion or belief for many religious minorities in Iran, including Christians and the Baha’i, and …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
14th March 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th March 2023

Ian Davis of Dunshalt, Fife

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House records its great sadness at the sudden death of Ian Holland Davis from Dunshalt, Fife at the age of just 61 years; notes that Ian lost his entire life savings in the London Capital and Finance scandal and that he became increasingly frustrated at the difficulties he …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
17th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 13th March 2023

Cost of using vehicles for work

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House recognises the impact that the increase in fuel prices and motoring costs is having on those who rely on their cars and personal vehicles for carrying out their work duties, particularly those in the NHS, local government and social care; notes that the current mileage rates are …
115 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 50
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
23rd February 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 27th February 2023

VAT on audiobooks

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House recognises that audio books, now popular and widely available across all genres; from business to academic, from historical to self help, are a lifeline for many people with sight loss, visual impairment, dyslexia or other reading disabilities; agrees that audio books offer unique opportunities for visually-impaired and …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2023

Disability and cost of living

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises that there is often a significant income gap between disabled and non-disabled people; further recognises that disabled people are being hit hard by the current cost of living crisis and are much more likely to struggle to heat their homes and cut back on food over …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
30th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2023

Support for the hospice sector

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House applauds the excellent end of life care and support provided by hospices across the UK to 300,000 people and their families every year; is concerned by the financial strain placed upon hospices due to the soaring costs of energy which places around £100m of additional costs a …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 10
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
1st February 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 3rd February 2023

Brexit Economic Report

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House notes with dismay that on the the third anniversary of the UK leaving the EU, according to a Bloomberg Economic Report, Brexit is costing the UK economy £100 bn in lost output each year and is having a detrimental effect on business investment and availability of workers, …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
24th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 31st January 2023

Ryan Cornelius and the UAE

Tabled by: Peter Bottomley (Conservative - Worthing West)
This House notes with concern that Ryan Cornelius, a British citizen, remains imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates, notwithstanding a finding by the United Nations that he has been arbitrarily detained, and notwithstanding a finding by the United Nations that Mr Cornelius should be immediately released and provided with compensation …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Labour: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
23rd January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Daesh genocide against Yazidis, Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraqq

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this house urges the UK Government to formally recognise the Daesh atrocities against the Yazidis, Christians and other religious or belief minorities in Syria and Iraq as genocide; understands that it is the long-standing policy of the UK Government not to make determinations of genocide but to leave it …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Disappearance of migrant children from asylum hotels

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House notes concerning reports of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children disappearing from hotels; expresses concern for the welfare of these children; notes that several reports suggest that these children are being targeted and trafficked; further notes that in one example, 136 children went missing from one hotel in 18 months …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
23rd January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Farewell service for the Newton Mearns Synagogue

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that there is to be a farewell service for the Newton Mearns Synagogue in the Synagogue at Larchfield Court, Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire on 22 January 2023; understands that this is a notable event, which will be marked by the attendance of Chief Rabbi Sir Ephraim …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Open Doors and the World Watch List 2023

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House applauds the work of the charity Open Doors which has, for more than six decades, supported persecuted Christians globally; understands that this year marks the 30th anniversary of Open Doors' research into those countries where Christians face the greatest levels of persecution, information on which is published …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
24th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Celebration of the life and work of Robert (Rabbie) Burns

Tabled by: Allan Dorans (Scottish National Party - Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock)
That this House notes and celebrates the 264th anniversary of the birth of Robert (Rabbie) Burns, Scotland’s National Bard, in Alloway on 25 January 1759; notes that he is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic literacy movement, and after his death became a great source of inspiration to the …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
24th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Constitutional Law

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill (Prohibition on Submission for Royal Assent) Order 2023 (S.I., 2023, No. 41), dated 17 January 2023, a copy of which was laid before this House on 17 January 2023, be annulled.
52 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
18th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 19th January 2023

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House notes with concern the ongoing devastation of the war on Yemen, which has repeatedly been named one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world since the Saudi-led Coalition first launched airstrikes in March 2015; further notes that the Government continues to allow arms sales to Saudi …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that, on 27 January 2023, the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where more than 1.1 million people died, including nearly one million Jewish men, women and children; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust and …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 13
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
11th January 2023
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th January 2023

Social Security

Tabled by: Stephen Flynn (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen South)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Universal Credit (Administrative Earnings Threshold) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 (S.I., 2023, No. 7), dated 6 January 2023, a copy of which was laid before this House on 9 January 2023, be annulled.
47 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
17th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 16th December 2022

Universal basic energy allowance

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House believes the Government’s Energy Price Guarantee is socially unjust and fails to set the UK on the path to an energy secure future; expresses concern at estimates by National Energy Action that 6.7 million households could be pushed into fuel poverty, increasing from 4.5 million last year; …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th December 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th December 2022

80th anniversary of acknowledgement of Holocaust in the House of Commons

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that Saturday 17 December marks the 80th anniversary of the Government first publicly acknowledging the Holocaust in the House of Commons chamber; recalls that then Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Anthony Eden MP, during a statement to the House regarding a joint declaration from …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
9th December 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th December 2022

Special Tribunal on Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this house seeks justice and accountability for atrocities committed by Russian troops during their invasion of Ukraine, as well as for the crime of the war itself; recognises that the decision by the Russian Federation to launch attacks on Ukraine poses a grave challenge to the post-1945 international order; …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
14th November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th December 2022

A Dyslexic Life campaign

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House welcomes A Dyslexic Life campaign, which originated in Na h-Eileanan an Iar and has gained traction in Scotland and across the UK; recognises that one in 10 people have dyslexia and notably over five in 10 prisoners have dyslexia; calls on the UK Government to support the …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
30th November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 5th December 2022

150th anniversary of first international football match

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that St. Andrew’s Day marks the 150th anniversary of the first international football match played between Scotland and England at the West of Scotland cricket ground in Glasgow in 1872, attracting a crowd of around 4,000 each paying one shilling for entry; notes that the final …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
14th November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 24th November 2022

Protests in Iran

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes that protests against the Iranian government have been taking place for the last two months in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini; further notes with alarm that the Iranian authorities have killed more than 300 people and detained thousands of others in response; …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th November 2022

Trophy hunting import and exports

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House notes the recent report of the APPG on Banning Trophy Hunting and Britain: The Case for a Ban, its contributions from IUCN scientists, CITES officials and African community leaders, and its findings that trophy hunting is exacerbating the conservation crisis and that African communities are overwhelmingly opposed …
72 signatures
(Most recent: 2 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 7
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th November 2022

Securing equal pay

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
This House recognises the years of pay discrimination that local government workers – primarily women – endured under Labour administrations in Scotland; recognises the determination shown by those workers in their fight for equal pay; welcomes the progress that councils across Scotland have made in providing equal pay settlements to …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
7th November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th November 2022

Detention of Jagtar Singh Johal

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that Friday 4 November 2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the arbitrary detention in India of Jagtar Singh Johal, a Sikh activist from Dumbarton held since being abducted from the street during his honeymoon by unidentified assailants who turned out to be undercover police agents; further …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
3rd November 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 3rd November 2022

25th anniversary of Myeloma UK

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House extends its congratulations to Myeloma UK staff, volunteers and supporters as the organisation celebrates its 25th anniversary this year; recognises that over the last 25 years the charity has helped to transform lives through investing nearly £19 million into myeloma research; acknowledges that they have answered more …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 28th October 2022

MS Society report entitled Reduced to breaking point

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House welcomes Reduced to breaking point, the MS Society report on the cost of living for people with MS; is alarmed by the findings that 33 per cent. of people with MS are either struggling or really struggling on their current income; is concerned that three in ten …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th October 2022

Brazil’s Presidential Election run off on 30 October 2022

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House congratulates Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on winning the first round of Brazil’s Presidential election on 2 October 2022; notes that Lula received 48 per cent of the vote and gained over six million more votes than the incumbent, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro who came second on …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 17th October 2022

UK Embassy in Israel

Tabled by: Alyn Smith (Scottish National Party - Stirling)
That this House expresses its deep concern regarding the Government's review into moving the UK Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; notes that, on 21st September 2022, the Prime Minister told her Israeli counterpart about her review of the current location of the British embassy in Israel during …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 13th October 2022

Uprating benefits in line with inflation

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House calls for benefits to be uprated in line with inflation as a means of mitigating the impact of the cost of living crisis on households in the UK; understands the additional burdens that the cost of living crisis is placing upon low income households; expresses its concern …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

21st anniversary of the arrest and disappearance of Aster Fissehatsion

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House acknowledges the 21st anniversary, on 18th September, of the arrest and disappearance in Eritrea of Aster Fissehatsion and ten other prisoners of conscience who had written an open letter to the President calling for democratic reforms and the peaceful rule of law; also notes the arrest and …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Pension Credit and the cost of living payment eligibility period

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House understands that the eligibility period for the £650 cost of living payment for anyone receiving Pension Credit has passed; recognises that the uptake of Pension Credit is low; understands that Pension Credit and the associated benefits, including the £650 cost of living payment, provide vital support to …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Effect of rising energy costs on small and medium-sized businesses, public sector organisations and charities

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House recognises the impending cost of the energy crisis facing small businesses, public sector organisations and charities; is dismayed at the delays in offering support and the lack of planning to mitigate against this foreseeable crisis for these sectors; considers the lasting impact of covid-19 and soaring inflation …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Prepayment meter energy customers and self-disconnection

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House acknowledges the rising cost of energy for households; notes that prepayment meter customers pay more in standing charges and unit rates for energy; recognises that prepayment meter customers are not afforded the same rights when in energy debt as direct debit customers; understands that a prepayment meter …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Loss and Damage Action Day 2022

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House acknowledges Loss and Damage Action Day, which is taking place on 22 September 2022, to highlight the severe impacts of climate change already affecting communities around the world; notes that climate change induced loss and damage is projected to cost between $290bn and $580bn a year by …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th October 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

40th Anniversary of Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House congratulates the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra on the 40th anniversary of its founding, on 23rd October 1982, by Wallace & Lex Galbraith with the aim of developing the musical skills and a love of traditional Scottish Fiddle Music among young musicians in the South West of Scotland; notes …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 23 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
29th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st September 2022

Animal-free science and animal tests

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is concerned that the UK remains one of the countries in Europe consistently with one of the highest numbers of animal experiments, with over 2.88 million animals tests taking place in 2020 alone; is disappointed that UK legislation no longer contains a commitment to the final goal …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th July 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2022

Public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House applauds the new Animal Sentience Bill, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Betsy; is shocked to see the harrowing exposé showing thousands of …
93 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 25
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
5th September 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2022

Principles of democracy

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House asserts the basic principles of democracy whereby 50 percent plus one of those who vote in a democratic ballot commands a majority for change; rejects suggestions that a future British Government would legislate to require more than half of the entire registered Scottish electorate to vote in …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
26th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 21st July 2022

Dr al-Singace’s hunger strike and political prisoners in Bahrain

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House is deeply concerned by the ongoing hunger strike of 60-year-old human rights defender and academic Dr Abduljalil al-Singace in Bahrain; notes EDM 578 and reiterates the alarm that his hunger strike began on 8 July 2021 and has exceeded 300 days; expresses concern that despite al-Singace being …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th July 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th July 2022

Scotland’s Seas

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House supports the celebration of Scotland’s sea area which accounts for 55 per cent of the total sea area of the UK; recognises the importance and value of our coastal communities in terms of fish, aquaculture, tourism, shipbuilding, energy and maritime sectors; and further supports the call that …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th July 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th July 2022

Political violence and presidential election in Brazil

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House expresses its deep concerns about reports of political violence against representatives of the Workers’ Party in Brazil ahead of this October’s Presidential election; notes that the far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his cabinet ministers, nearly half of whom are military generals, have made repeated threats against the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th July 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th July 2022

Scottish Retail Consortium

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House congratulates the members of the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC); on raising £16.6 million for charity and good causes in 2021 - including during the Covid pandemic - and £92 million overall since 2016, as highlighted in the SRC’s new report into retail charitable giving entitled Backing Scotland’s …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
10th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 7th July 2022

Planned coalmine in Whitehaven, Cumbria

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned by Government plans to approve the first new coalmine for 30 years in Whitehaven, Cumbria, in order to supply steelworks; notes that industry figures say there’s no demand for the mine, and that a former British Steel Chief Executive has warned the plans will delay …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Liberal Democrat: 12
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th June 2022

Disability Benefit Assessments and the Health & Disability Green Paper

Tabled by: Marsha De Cordova (Labour - Battersea)
That this House notes that Department for Work and Pensions statistics show that of the 1.5 million Incapacity Benefit claimants who were assessed for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) up until June 2019, 268,000 were found Fit for Work, a proportion of 18 per cent, that between 2013-2020, only 66,000 out …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
14th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 20th June 2022

Domestic sale and advertisement of animal experiences abroad

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House notes the urgent need for a ban on the domestic sale and advertisement of cruel animal experiences abroad, such as elephant rides and captive dolphin shows, to be brought into legislation; acknowledges the cruel methods used to train elephants for entertainment, such as repeated beatings with hooks, …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
13th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th June 2022

An appreciation of Bruce Kent

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House remembers the life and achievements of Bruce Kent whilst mourning his passing; notes that Bruce Kent was a peace campaigner who served as a Vice-President of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, a Vice-President of Pax Christi, and Emeritus President of the Movement for the Abolition of War; …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
6th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Maggie's You Care, We Care Campaign

Tabled by: Carolyn Harris (Labour - Swansea East)
That this House supports Maggie’s campaign You Care, We Care highlighting the pressure felt by those closest to people living with cancer; notes research showing nearly 90 per cent of people looking after someone with cancer have experienced feelings of anger, guilt and helplessness; recognises the importance of providing support …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
7th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Ratification of the Istanbul Convention

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that 8 June 2022 will mark ten years since the UK signed the Istanbul Convention on protecting women and girls from violence; commends the work by IC Change and other groups in campaigning for the UK’s ratification of the treaty; welcomes the recent announcement by the …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th June 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller History Month 2022

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House notes that during the month of June 2022 it is Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month; further notes that a key theme in 2022 is What Makes a Home?; recognises that what makes a home can mean different things to different peoples and cultures, with homes to …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th June 2022

Storage of US nuclear weapons in the UK

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House is deeply concerned that the United Kingdom has been added to the United States’ list of nuclear weapons storage site locations in Europe and that, according to information released by the United States' government, these storage sites are being upgraded; is concerned that this signals a change …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 12
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
16th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 26th May 2022

Hunting on Ministry of Defence land

Tabled by: Dave Doogan (Scottish National Party - Angus)
That this House notes with concern that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) continues to grant licences for trail and drag hunts on MoD land, including 248 hunts over 13 MoD sites in a single year; notes that leaked footage shows the Hunting Office and the Masters of Fox Hounds Association …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 5
Independent: 1
17th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 23rd May 2022

Specialist Huntington’s Disease Services

Tabled by: Hilary Benn (Labour - Leeds Central)
That this House notes that Huntington’s Disease is a rare, hereditary and incurable neurological condition that slowly robs patients of their ability to walk, talk, eat, drink, make decisions and care for themselves; notes that a University of Aberdeen study, published in the Journal of Neurology, highlights that the number …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 36
Liberal Democrat: 14
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
17th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 18th May 2022

Employment bill

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House expresses its disappointment that the Government has not introduced an Employment Bill in the 2022 Queen’s Speech; notes that an Employment Bill was announced in the 2019 Queen’s Speech but is yet to reach the statute books; deplores the Government’s missed opportunity to bring forth policies on …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th May 2022

Ukraine debt cancellation

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House recognises the devastating impact of the Russian invasion on the economy of Ukraine; notes the need for all the country’s resources to be mobilised to support the humanitarian response and military defence; notes that the total external debt of Ukraine is $54 billion and that Ukraine is …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th May 2022

Reduction in civil service employment

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House condemns Government plans to cut 91,000 jobs from the civil service over the next three years; notes that departmental spending levels for the next three years have only recently been issued, following a process of assessing future staffing requirements; is angered to have learnt of these plans …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
3rd November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th May 2022

Recognising the 1988 massacre in Iran

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House supports justice for the victims of the 1988 massacre in Iran; recognises that in 1988, thousands of political prisoners, as many as 30,000, were massacred based on a fatwa by Iran's Supreme Leader Khomeini primarily targeting members of the opposition PMOI (MEK) who remained committed to their …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 14
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
10th May 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th May 2022

Roza Salih's election as a Councillor in Scotland

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House celebrates the huge achievement of Roza Salih, a Kurdish-born, Scottish human rights activist and campaigner who has become the first former refugee to be elected as a local councillor in Scotland; congratulates Roza on her election on May 6 2022 to serve as a councillor for the …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
22nd March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th April 2022

NICE guideline on endometriosis diagnosis and management

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House urges the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to review and update guideline NG 73 on endometriosis diagnosis and management and to begin the process of doing so before the end of 2022; notes that endometriosis affects one in ten women and those assigned female …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
19th April 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 19th April 2022

John Stevenson, UNISON

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House recognises the life and work of John Stevenson, a UNISON activist, who died on the 6 April 2022; recognises his work as a senior steward within the UNISON City of Edinburgh local government branch, and the predecessor trade union NALGO; sends condolences to his family at this …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
28th March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th March 2022

Disability Benefit Assessments and the Health & Disability Green Paper

Tabled by: Marsha De Cordova (Labour - Battersea)
That this House notes that Department for Work and Pensions statistics show that of the 1.5 million Incapacity Benefit claimants who were assessed for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) up until June 2019, 268,000 were found Fit for Work, a proportion of18 per cent, that between 2013-2020, only 66,000 out of …
88 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 26
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
8th March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 24th March 2022

The future of Gaelic language media

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House notes the important cultural and economic contribution that minority language broadcasting contributes to the communities it serves and the UK’s wider creative economy; recognises that there is a vital opportunity to use the Government's upcoming Broadcasting White Paper to tackle shortcomings in the current legislative status for …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
15th March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 17th March 2022

Ukrainian students

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House laments Russia’s unprovoked, unjustifiable and abhorrent invasion of Ukraine; believes that no good can ever come from war and military escalation; calls on the international community to redouble its efforts to find a diplomatic solution that ensures peace and protects lives; calls on the Government to urgently …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th March 2022

Scotland Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association 125th Anniversary

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House is delighted to acknowledge the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the Scotland Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), also known as Scotland GAA; believes that Scotland GAA has been instrumental in maintaining and strengthening the links between the sport, Ireland and the Irish diaspora across …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th March 2022

One year anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House, on the one year anniversary of the military coup on 1 February 2021 in Myanmar (Burma), condemns the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Myanmar military against the people of Myanmar; stands in solidarity with the Burmese people opposing the military coup; notes in horror the increased …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
1st March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th March 2022

Royal Mail workforce reductions

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House expresses alarm at plans by Royal Mail to reduce frontline managerial jobs by 900 posts, a reduction that will further harm the postal service in this country; condemns this continued attack on the jobs of workers while shareholders receive £311 million in rewards; is appalled at the …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
3rd March 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 4th March 2022

Russia and the Intelligence and Security Committee's report

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House unequivocally condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and decision of President Putin to start a brutal war in Europe; notes that the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament report, entitled Russia, published 21 July 2020, HC 632, is of critical importance to UK national security and particularly …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
25th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 21st February 2022

A wealth tax as an alternative to National Insurance increases

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House calls on the Government to abandon its regressive plans for a 1.25 percentage point increase in National Insurance contributions; believes this will add to the cost of living crisis people are already experiencing as a result of big increases in energy bills, high inflation, real-term wage cuts …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Liberal Democrat: 13
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
9th February 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 10th February 2022

Global Disability Summit 2022

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House marks the second ever Global Disability Summit (GS22), hosted February 16 to 17 by the International Disability Alliance, the Government of Norway and the Government of Ghana; recognises the aims of this year’s summit to mobilise efforts for the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Convention on …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
31st January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd February 2022

Bearskin caps and the armed forces

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House expresses its concern that the ceremonial bearskin caps worn by members of the armed forces, most notably at the annual Trooping the Colour parade, involve the unnecessary slaughter of black bears; notes that each bearskin ceremonial cap costs the Ministry of Defence over £1,700 and sees no …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 28
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd February 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Raith Rovers Football Club signing of David Goodwillie (No. 2)

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House expresses its extreme concerns at the decision of Raith Rovers Football Club to give a playing contract to footballer David Goodwillie who was found to be guilty of rape following a civil court case in 2017; notes that since then the player has expressed no remorse and …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
6th December 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 31st January 2022

Linlithgow Black Bitch

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House supports the rich traditions, local customs and heritage found throughout these islands and beyond, such as the Linlithgow Black Bitch; notes that in Linlithgow the local custom of describing locals as Black Bitches is based on the heroic greyhound who fed her master when he was incarcerated …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 28th January 2022

Providing financial restitution to women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from so many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; and pays tribute to constituents and campaigners in their ongoing fight for justice; recalls that women born in the 1950s were …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
19th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th January 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day

Tabled by: Ian Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party - North Antrim)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2022 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million Jewish men, women and children were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust and the millions of other …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
18th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th January 2022

East Lothian rowers cross the Atlantic in third place

Tabled by: Kenny MacAskill (Alba Party - East Lothian)
That this House congratulates Ian Baird, Duncan Hughes, Ross McKinney, Fraser Potter and Clive Rooney of North Berwick Coastal Rowing Club, known as Five in a Row, for finishing in third place in the 2021 Talisker Atlantic Challenge; understands that the five men completed the 3000 mile journey from La …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
18th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 24th January 2022

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House notes the week commencing 17 January 2022 is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week; recognises that, while not always easy, attending cervical screening allows diagnosis and treatment of Human Papilloma Virus, as well as early detection of Cervical neoplasia, and can therefore save lives; believes that no-one should feel …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 24th January 2022

Miscarriage leave and employment policy

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House believes that the Government should introduce a policy of paid miscarriage leave; is aware that the Government has so far been hesitant to introduce such a policy; notes that, in the UK, two weeks parental bereavement leave and pay is in place after stillbirth, however there is …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 20th January 2022

War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation payments

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House believes that the current process for claiming War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation payments is not fit for purpose and drives many veterans to give up on claims, severely deteriorates many veterans’ mental health, drives many into poverty, and increases the risk of suicides; applauds our veterans …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
11th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th January 2022

Human rights in Bahrain

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House is concerned by continuing serious human rights violations in Bahrain, including the ongoing arbitrary detention and inhumane treatment of prisoners of conscience, including Abduljalil al-Singace, Hassan Mushaima, Abdulwahab Hussain, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and Sheikh Ali Salman; notes that Freedom House in its 2021 report rated Bahrain as not …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
6th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th January 2022

Post Office Horizon compensation scheme

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House believes that the 555 litigants, who won civil proceedings against Post Office Ltd in 2018-19, should not be excluded from the Post Office Horizon compensation scheme; that the exclusion of these litigants from the compensation scheme is having and will continue to have a direct and devastating …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 37
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th January 2022

ANM Group 150th anniversary

Tabled by: Richard Thomson (Scottish National Party - Gordon)
That this House notes that 2022 sees the 150th anniversary of the foundation of what is now the ANM Group Limited co-operative; recognises that North-east Scotland has been an area where, for centuries, livestock rearing and marketing has been a source of pride, prestige and considerable financial investment; acknowledges Aberdeen …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th January 2022
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 10th January 2022

Remembering Stephen Sutton MBE

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House celebrates the life and legacy of the late Stephen Sutton MBE who was born on 16 December 1994; understands Stephen was a charity activist known for his blog and fundraising efforts for Teenage Cancer Trust; notes Stephen’s story continues to be a source of inspiration for thousands …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th November 2021

Football Index collapse

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House remains deeply concerned about the collapse of the betting firm Football Index in March 2021, following the suspension of the company’s licence by the Gambling Commission and its entry into administration; notes with concern that customers collectively have over £90 million in open stakes trapped in the …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
19th November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th November 2021

Animals in Scientific Research and transition to new approach methodologies

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House regrets 2.88 million animal experiments were carried out in Great Britain in 2020; notes there can be better options than using animals in scientific research; further notes the Animal Free Research UK report Modernising Medical Research recommendation to establish a role focussed on replacing animals with human …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
3rd November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 22nd November 2021

Aviation safety and licensing

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House calls on the Department for Transport to commit to and facilitate the setting up of a specialised committee by the end of 2021, so that an annex for pilot and engineering licences can be included within the Trade and Co-operation Agreement for UK participation in the European …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
15th November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th November 2021

Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACSR) was announced on 18 August 2021; further notes that hon. Members are still receiving desperate messages for help and that Ministerial replies to queries make repeated reference to the scheme; is concerned that three months later the ACRS is still …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
3rd November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th November 2021

UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate people with disabilities and champion their abilities and contribution; supports the United Nation’s work surrounding this campaign; notes this year’s theme is leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 12
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
1st November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th November 2021

UK Disability History Month

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises 18 November to 18 December is Disability History Month which is now in its 12th year of being celebrated in the UK; notes that Disability History Month is a month to celebrate disabled people and champion their abilities and rights; further notes that this year’s joint …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th October 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th November 2021

Ban on trophy hunting imports (No. 2)

Tabled by: Andrew Rosindell (Conservative - Romford)
That this House express its great sadness at the tragic death of Sir David Amess MP while serving his constituents; pays tribute to his many years of tireless service to the people of Basildon and Southend and to the many causes of which he was a powerful champion, including the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd November 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th November 2021

First anniversary of the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House, noting the first anniversary of the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia on 3 November 2021, deeply regrets the deaths of tens of thousands of civilians as result of airstrikes, massacres and crop destruction, and the displacement of more than 2,000,000 people; deplores the horrific sexual violence to which …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
25th October 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 27th October 2021

Scottish Interfaith Week 2021 and COP26 vigil

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House welcomes the range of events and activities planned to mark Scottish Interfaith Week 2021, which takes place between 31 October and 7 November 2021; notes the decision to dedicate the week, under the theme of Together for Our Planet, during the COP26 Conference being held in Glasgow, …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
26th October 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th October 2021

Death and recognition of Walter Smith OBE

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House expresses its deep sorrow at the death of Rangers Football Club legend, and one of the great modern day football managers, Walter Smith OBE; recognises Walter's extraordinary contribution to Scottish football, both as a manager and as a player, beginning his playing career at Dundee United in …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
8th September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 21st October 2021

Emma Ritch

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House recognises the remarkable achievements of internationally renowned feminist, the late Emma Ritch who was executive director of Engender, Scotland’s feminist policy and advocacy organisation; notes that her professional and voluntary work roles over a number of years included Chair of the Board of Trustees at Human Rights …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 1
18th October 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th October 2021

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises that Baby Loss Awareness Week took place from 9 to 15 October 2021; offers sincere sympathy to those families who have lost precious babies; acknowledges that stillbirth, miscarriage, and infant loss is a tragedy which governments across the UK must work to prevent; pays tribute to …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Clarkston gas explosion of 21 October 1971

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recalls, fifty years on, the dreadful events of 21 October 1971, when Scotland’s worst peace-time explosion ripped through the Clarkston Toll shopping precinct, quickly reducing the shops to rubble; recognises the devastating impact on the local community, with 22 people losing their lives and more than 100 …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 40
Labour: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th October 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 18th October 2021

Employment rights and ASOS's human resources policies

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House commends highly the approach of online fashion retailer ASOS to support its staff during challenging health related life events as it introduces trailblazing new human resources policies; notes it is hugely impressed that ASOS employees will now receive ten days paid leave should they, their partner or …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st September 2021

Centenary of the Victory Baths in Renfrew

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that the Victory Baths in Renfrew celebrated its centenary on 19 September 2021; understands that the swimming baths were gifted to the town by shipbuilder and government minister, Sir Frederick Lobnitz, who, along with his wife, Lady Lobnitz and Lady Blythswood conducted the opening ceremony watched …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Sep 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st September 2021

60th anniversary of Kirklandneuk Primary School

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that Kirklandneuk Primary School in Renfrew celebrated its 60th anniversary on 28 August 2021; understands that the school has over the last three weeks had several events celebrating the occasion; believes that Kirklandneuk Primary School has made a substantial contribution to educating youngsters in the Renfrew …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Sep 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 9th September 2021

Communication of changes to the state pension age for 1950s-born women

Tabled by: Andrew Gwynne (Labour - Denton and Reddish)
That this House notes the recent findings of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's report entitled Women's State Pension Age: our findings on the Department for Work and Pensions' communication of changes; urges the Government to recognise the negative effects of successive DWP maladministration; calls for compensation for 1950s-born women; …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 27
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th September 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th September 2021

The Ministerial Code and the conduct of the Prime Minister

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House believes that trust in the ministerial code has been eroded by the actions of the Prime Minister; further believes that the Prime Minister should no longer be the guardian of the code as he has been shown to lack the moral aptitude needed; and therefore calls for …
105 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
6th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th September 2021

March for Dignity - Tbilisi Pride 2021

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House is saddened and disappointed to note the cancellation of the recent March for Dignity Tbilisi Pride event after a violent counter demonstration; condemns the actions of Georgian authorities which allowed a mob to break in and ransack the offices of the organisers; notes with concern that 53 …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Sep 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
14th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th July 2021

Euan McIlwraith and BBC Scotland’s programme Landward

Tabled by: Richard Thomson (Scottish National Party - Gordon)
That this House notes that Euan McIlwraith is stepping back from his presenting role on BBC Scotland’s Aberdeen-made farming and rural programme, Landward having been a constant presence on-screen for 30 years; recognises the wide range of subjects covered by Euan during his time on the series including the catastrophic …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th July 2021

Giving every child the best start in life

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the work of WAVE Trust and its 70/30 campaign to reduce levels of child abuse, neglect and domestic abuse by 70 per cent by 2030; further notes that over two-thirds of this House have endorsed that campaign, including a majority from all parties; recognises the role …
151 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 59
Scottish National Party: 43
Conservative: 15
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
9th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th July 2021

Public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House applauds the new Animal Sentience Bill, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Scarlett; is shocked to see the harrowing exposé showing thousands of …
110 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
30th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th July 2021

Sarcoma UK and Sarcoma Awareness Month 2021

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House recognises Sarcoma Awareness Month from 1 to 31 July,and its importance in spreading awareness of Sarcoma as an uncommon and fast-spreading cancer; acknowledges the necessity of early, fast and accurate diagnosis for the 5,300 people diagnosed with the disease annually in the UK; recognises the hard work …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
8th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 12th July 2021

VAT on sunscreen

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House calls for sunscreen to be reclassified as an essential healthcare item and therefore be exempted from VAT, given the important role it plays in preventing serious health conditions such as skin cancer; understands that sunscreen is currently classified as a cosmetic product in the UK and is …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 12th July 2021

Pride of Scotland Lifetime Achievement Award awarded to Professor Sir Geoff Palmer

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House expresses its profound congratulations to Professor Sir Geoff Palmer on being awarded a Pride of Scotland Lifetime Achievement Award; notes that Professor Sir Geoff Palmer has made significant contributions to fields as diverse as brewing and human rights activism; recognises that he discovered the barley abrasion process, …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
7th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 12th July 2021

Access to cash

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House recognises the importance of access to cash for the UK population; notes that due to bank branch closures and the loss of free-to-use ATMs across the UK, millions are at risk of losing access to cash; further notes that all communities should be guaranteed a right to …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
29th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 12th July 2021

UK citizenship charges

Tabled by: John Nicolson (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House regrets the extortionate charges for people wanting to gain citizenship to the UK; highlights that the fees are much higher than European neighbours and international allies; further highlights the exceptional social and economic benefit that immigrants contribute to the UK; and, finally, urges the Government to lower …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
27th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 12th July 2021

Ministry of Defence Guard Service

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House salutes the professionalism and dedication of the Ministry of Defence Guard Service, which provides civilian security at most of the UK’s largest military bases; insists that MoD Guard Service (MGS) personnel should be celebrated for their vital contribution to the MoD, and that a culture of teamwork …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th July 2021

The fur trade in the UK

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Call for Evidence on the fur trade in the UK; urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the import and sale of fur in the UK having first banned fur farms more than 20 years ago, something that is possible now that the UK …
119 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 34
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th July 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th July 2021

APPG Report on UK funding facilitating human rights abuses in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House expresses concern at the findings of the July 2021 report by the APPG on Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf which shows that at least £53.4 million in public funds have benefited Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states since 2016; is shocked that beneficiaries of UK-funding include …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
30th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th July 2021

Srebrenica Memorial Week 2021

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House notes that from 4 to 11 July 2021, the UK will mark Srebrenica Memorial Week with commemorations taking place in hundreds of schools, local authorities, places of worship, community centres, and police forces to name but a few, all of which bring the nation together in powerful …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
28th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th July 2021

Welfare support for terminally ill people

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House notes that Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease Association estimate that more than 6,000 people have died waiting for a decision on their benefits claim since the Department for Work and Pensions announced its review of the benefits system for terminally ill people and the Special …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
17th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th July 2021

Windrush Day 2021

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House notes that 22 June 2021 will be the 73rd anniversary of the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Dock and the fourth annual Windrush Day; supports the commemorations across the country recognising the immense impact that the Windrush generation has had on the UK's society and …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th July 2021

Royal Yacht Britannia

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House recognises the suffering that reductions in the UK aid budget will cause; acknowledges that the Government plans to go ahead with proposals for a new Royal Yacht despite continued controversy; further recognises that the Government confirmed they would return aid spending to the regular 0.7 per cent …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 28th June 2021

Protests in Colombia

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House expresses profound concern on reports of excessive use of force by the Colombian police, against overwhelmingly peaceful social protests as confirmed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights across Colombia from 28 April 2021, as part of a national strike; believes the right …
101 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 30
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 24th June 2021

Zero-carbon domestic renewables

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the UK's legal commitment to reduce carbon emissions, including those from domestic dwellings, to Net Zero by 2050; further notes that 30% of UK carbon dioxide emissions are from domestic dwellings; recognises that micro-generation of home grown energy and heating is vital to reach the Net …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 6
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
22nd June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 24th June 2021

Armed Forces Day 2021

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House notes that Armed Forces Day 2021 takes place on 26th June; welcomes this recognition and appreciation of both current and former service personnel; applauds and sincerely thanks Armed Forces personnel and veterans for their outstanding public service and personal sacrifice throughout their military careers; welcomes a national …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
21st June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Saturday 19th June 2021

Anti-Asian hate crime

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House congratulates the British Born Young Talent Association (BBYTA) on holding its recent seminar on Conversations on Anti-Asian Hate; notes from the seminar that many of our Asian communities, in the wake of covid-19, have experienced an increase in hate crime; appreciates BBTYA raising awareness of such an …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 4
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th June 2021

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2021

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that during the month of June 2021 it is Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month; understands that the theme in 2021 is Make Some Space where it is hoped that people from different backgrounds and professions will make some space in their day to day lives, …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
7th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th June 2021

Ratification of the Istanbul Convention

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that 8 June 2021 will mark nine years since the UK signed the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence; acknowledges the work by the former hon. Member for Banff and Buchan, Eilidh Whiteford, in securing the passage of legislation enshrining …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th June 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th June 2021

Channel 4's role as a Public Service Broadcaster

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House shares the concern of the National Union of Journalists that the Government is still actively considering the privatisation of Channel Four Television Corporation, a publicly owned but commercially funded company which makes a notable contribution to British broadcasting; notes that Channel 4 is not presently run for …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 27th May 2021

Retirement of the Countess of Mar as Chair of Forward-ME

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House marks the retirement of the Countess of Mar as the Founding Chair of Forward-ME; congratulates her on the success of Forward-ME which was established in 2008 to promote effective joint working between charities and organisations in order to maximise impact on behalf of people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 24th May 2021

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work

Tabled by: Catherine McKinnell (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne North)
That this House notes that Government-commissioned research in 2016 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission found disturbingly high levels of pregnancy and maternity discrimination in UK workplaces; further notes the February 2021 conclusion of the Women and Equalities Committee that the Government must act now to prevent further discrimination, …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
17th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 24th May 2021

50 years of the Misuse of Drugs Act

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House acknowledges that the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 is not fit for purpose; notes that for 50 years, it has failed to reduce drug consumption and that drug deaths are now at a record high; further notes that instead it has increased harm, damaged public health and …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
11th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th May 2021

Undocumented migrants

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises that there are many barriers that prevent people from accessing and maintaining stable immigration status even when they were either born in the UK or have lived in the UK for many years; further recognises that the majority of undocumented migrants have lost their status through …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
17th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th May 2021

Scottish Retail Consortium charitable giving

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House congratulates the members of the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) on raising over £16 million for charity and good causes in 2020, including during the Covid pandemic, and £75 million overall since 2016, as highlighted in the SRC’s trailblazing Report into Retail Charitable Giving 2021; notes that, through …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
12th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 14th May 2021

ME Awareness Week 2021

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Week, from 10 to 16 May 2021, which aims to highlight the impact this condition has on approximately 250,000 people across the UK; commends the endless dedication of campaigners and charities working to raise awareness of ME as a serious and debilitating …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th May 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th May 2021

Fire and rehire tactics

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House observes the widespread and growing use of fire and rehire tactics by employers over recent months; condemns the actions of a number of companies in threatening staff with termination if reductions to wages and conditions are not agreed to; notes the widespread legal prohibition on such employment …
68 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 15
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
12th April 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 26th April 2021

Military trial, detention and treatment of Palestinian children by Israeli authorities

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House notes with concern that Israeli forces continue to arrest, detain and try several hundred Palestinian children in the Israeli military court and detention system each year despite evidence that that process is rife with international law violations; further notes that Israel is the only country in the …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st April 2021

Support to tackle food waste

Tabled by: Neil Parish (Conservative - Tiverton and Honiton)
That this House recognises the valuable work of FareShare, the UK’s biggest charity fighting hunger and food waste, in providing two million meals per week to people in need during the covid-19 pandemic; acknowledges that it is deeply regrettable that two million tonnes of food goes to waste in the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 18
Conservative: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
13th April 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th April 2021

Fire and rehire tactics

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with alarm the growing number of employers who are dismissing and re-engaging staff on worse pay and terms and conditions, a practice commonly known as fire and rehire; agrees with Government Ministers that such tactics represent an unacceptable abuse of power by rogue bosses, many of …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
25th March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 15th April 2021

Reusable Nappies Week

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House congratulates all those involved with Reusable Nappies Week 2021; notes with concern the average plastic consumption of single-use nappies per child is equivalent to throwing away 17 plastic bags a day, or over 6,000 per year; acknowledges that nearly three billion nappies are thrown away annually in …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
13th April 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 15th April 2021

Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House notes that the publication of the report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities in March 2021 was met with immense disappointment and frustration by members of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities across the country, and many racial justice organisations; is deeply concerned that the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
12th April 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th April 2021

Football Index

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is deeply concerned about the recent collapse of the betting firm Football Index, following the suspension of the company’s licence by the Gambling Commission and its entry into administration; notes with concern that customers collectively have over £90 million trapped in the company, with average losses of …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
24th March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Immigration

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 184), dated 23 February 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25 February 2021, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

100th Anniversary of Andrew Watson’s death

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Andrew Watson, the world’s first black footballer who began his football career at Maxwell FC, based at Queen’s Park in Glasgow; notes his subsequent move to Parkgrove FC based at Trinidad Park, adjacent to today’s Ibrox Stadium, alongside Robert …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Steps towards disarmament

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes with concern the statement in the Government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development, and Foreign Policy that the ceiling on the number of nuclear warheads held by the UK is to increase by 40 percent, reversing the longstanding trend of gradual reductions; further notes with concern …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 18
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
9th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Glue traps

Tabled by: Mark Tami (Labour - Alyn and Deeside)
That this House calls for an urgent review into the use of glue traps as a means of pest control due to the inhumane suffering they cause animals; is deeply concerned by the cruel way in which they leave animals to face slow, painful deaths and strongly asserts that animals …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 25th March 2021

Rental increases for the courtyard societies

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House notes with concern the increase in rent of approximately 3000% between 2012 and 2018, charged by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to the “courtyard societies” - the Geological Society of London, the Linnean Society, the Royal Astronomical Society, and the Society of Antiquaries; further …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 1
18th March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Patrick George Zaki

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House is dismayed by the continued imprisonment of Egyptian student and human rights activist Patrick George Zaki; notes with concern that Mr Zaki was detained in early 2020 on a short return to his home country from his course at the University of Bologna and has now been …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
23rd March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Unauthorised encampments: criminalisation of trespass

Tabled by: Andy Slaughter (Labour - Hammersmith)
That this House believes the response to unauthorised encampments by Gypsies and Travellers lies not in criminalising trespass but by providing sufficient permanent and temporary sites and by greater use of negotiated stopping; is concerned that Part 4 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will destroy a nomadic …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
9th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 22nd March 2021

Sale of unsafe goods on online marketplaces

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House notes that unsafe products continue to be sold on online marketplaces; further notes the risks that these unsafe products pose to users; recognises that more consumers are dependent on online marketplaces due to covid-19 restrictions; further recognises that many online marketplaces are not taking responsibility for the …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 18th March 2021

Regulation of genetic technologies in food and farming

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern the proposed removal of risk assessment and traceability safeguards from new gene editing techniques in England, as set out in the DEFRA Consultation on the Regulation of Genetic Technologies which closes on 17 March 2021; further notes concerns that the vigorous promotion of gene …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th March 2021

Construction Industry VAT Reverse Charge

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House expresses its concern at the decision of the Treasury to go ahead with the introduction of the Construction Industry VAT Reverse Charge with effect from 1 March 2021; notes that this is of great concern to small and medium sized firms in the construction industry, who are …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
8th March 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th March 2021

Scots language added to Spotify

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House welcomes Spotify’s lang-owerdue deceesion tae add Scots as yin o its kent leids (welcomes Spotify’s long-overdue decision to add Scots as one of its recognised languages); congratulates singer Iona Fyfe for leading the public campaign for that music giant to make that change; recognises that Scots is …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th March 2021

Political and security situation in Myanmar

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity to fellow Members of Parliament who have been denied the right to exercise their democratically elected mandate; welcomes the establishment by Parliamentarians of representative committees from national, regional and state …
104 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 48
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
24th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 1st March 2021

London Capital & Finance Plc bondholder compensation

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Alba Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House recognises the significant losses of the 11,625 London Capital & Finance Plc (LC&F) bondholders who invested about £237million and may only get 20 per cent of their investment back following the scheme’s failure; notes that the Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid £56.3 million in compensation to …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 6
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
8th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 25th February 2021

Intellectual property and covid-19 response

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House considers nobody is safe until we are all safe from covid-19; believes all policy tools should be deployed to address the global crisis around access to covid-19 vaccines, treatments, diagnostics and equipment; notes that the head of the World Health Organization warns we face a catastrophic moral …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
29th June 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 25th February 2021

Global distribution of covid-19 vaccine on the basis of need

Tabled by: John Nicolson (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House recognises the importance of ensuring that, upon their discovery, treatments and vaccines for covid-19 are shared equitably around the world; highlights that any potential vaccine should be made available to all internationally on the basis of need; notes that in advance of the discovery of a vaccine …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
22nd February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

VAT on hair and beauty services

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises the significant impact that the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the hairdressing, beauty and holistic service industry; notes that this sector is reported by the British Beauty Council to contribute £9.2bn annually to Britain’s economy, employing a workforce of 288,160 people as hair and beauty practitioners …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th February 2021

Undocumented migrants and covid-19 vaccination

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House believes that access to essential healthcare is a universal human right; regrets the continued existence of structural, institutional and systemic barriers in accessing NHS care experienced by undocumented migrants and those awaiting determination of their asylum, visa and immigration applications; considers that an effective public health response …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 7
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th February 2021

Removing barriers to education

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House believes removing barriers to education, including ending all forms of violence against children, is crucial to achieving the Government’s goal of ensuring 12 years of quality education for every girl and boy; and further believes that removing barriers to education should be a central theme in the …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
25th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th February 2021

Yemeni human rights and Saudi arms sales

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House notes the continued disaster of the war on Yemen which has helped create what the UN has designated the worst humanitarian catastrophe anywhere in the world, threatening the lives of millions of Yemenis; further notes that the Government continues to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th February 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 8th February 2021

Scotland Calcutta Cup victory

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates the Scottish national men's rugby union team on their 11-6 victory over England in the opening game of the Six Nations Championship, winning the Calcutta Cup; notes that this is the first victory by a Scotland team at Twickenham since 1983; appreciates the work and dedication …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
27th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 1st February 2021

Visas for musicians in the EU

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House applauds the over 100 musicians who wrote to The Times on 20 January 2021 and agrees that the UK Government must immediately seek supplementary agreement with the EU to secure the ability of all creative workers including musicians, performers, their equipment and others such as technicians to …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
25th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 29th January 2021

The gender pension gap

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House expresses concern about the gender pension gap which stands at around 40.3 per cent, more than twice the gender pay gap of 17.3 per cent, representing a differential in pension income of around £7,500 a year; understands that women’s lower average lifetime earnings, as well as the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
11th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 28th January 2021

Proposed Directors' Income Support Scheme

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House notes the merits of the proposed Directors’ Income Support Scheme (DISS) which is currently under consideration by the HM Treasury; supports the urgent implementation of the proposed DISS which closely follows the structure of the existing Self-Employed Income Support Scheme; recognises that the DISS proposal is based …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
Alliance: 1
6th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th January 2021

EU Settlement Scheme

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is concerned that the EU Settlement Scheme does not deliver sufficient assurance of their future status to all EU nationals resident in the UK; notes that some EU nationals and non-EU family members will be unable to obtain their status for a number of reasons, including a …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
20th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 25th January 2021

Universal credit uplift

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises the profound impact that the covid-19 pandemic has had on the economy and the labour market, forcing many to rely on welfare benefits to survive at this difficult time; notes the importance that the temporary uplift to universal credit of £20 per week has played in …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
14th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 25th January 2021

Western Sahara

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House recognises the right of the people of Western Sahara to their own self-determination; urges the UK as a member of the group of friends to redouble UN Security Council efforts to deliver the referendum on which the 1991 ceasefire in that region was contingent; stands in solidarity …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 21st January 2021

Resale of gaming consoles and computer components purchased by automated bots

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House believes that new releases of gaming consoles and computer components should be available to all customers at no more than the Manufacturer’s Recommended Retail Price, and not be bought in bulk by the use of automated bots which often circumvent maximum purchase quantities imposed by the retailer; …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th January 2021

Upper Clyde Shipbuilders work-in protest 50th Anniversary

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises that 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (UCS) work-in protest; notes that when faced with the closure of their shipyards due to the Conservative Government refusing to provide financial assistance, workers at the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders inspired their communities, …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Alba Party: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th January 2021

EU visa system for touring artists and musicians

Tabled by: Dave Doogan (Scottish National Party - Angus)
That this House notes with concern that while the deal agreed between the UK and the EU provides exemptions to visa rules for certain workers travelling to different European countries, this does not include artists and musicians; understands this will result in artists having to apply for separate visas for …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th January 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2021 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 …
97 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 30
Conservative: 7
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
13th January 2021
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th January 2021

Most Rev Philip Tartaglia, Archbishop of Glasgow, 1951 - 2021

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House notes with sadness the sudden death of the Most Reverend Philip Tartaglia, Archbishop of Glasgow, on 13th January 2021; notes that this date is marked in the Catholic Church as the Feast of St Mungo, the founder and first Bishop of Glasgow, and that Archbishop Tartaglia was …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th December 2020

50th anniversary of the Ibrox disaster

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes that 2 January 2021 will be the 50th anniversary of the Ibrox disaster which killed 66 people and injured over 200 people; notes that this was the worst football disaster in Britain until the Hillsborough disaster in 1989; notes that all 66 who died on 2 …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th December 2020

Future participation in Erasmus+

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House expresses deep regret regarding the UK Government’s decision to withdraw from the Erasmus+ scheme; recognises the importance of Erasmus+ to the many thousands of students and young people who have benefited from the opportunity to live, study and work abroad; notes that EU membership is not a …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th December 2020

UK and EU Administrative Defence Agreement

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises that an Administrative Defence Agreement with the EU would allow the Ministry of Defence (MOD) transparency on the defence projects and activities of the EU, giving the MOD maximum notice, visibility and details on which to base its decisions on participation in specific projects and programmes; …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
30th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 30th December 2020

Scottish fishing and the effects of the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House notes that the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement ties UK fishing fleets into a continuing Common Fisheries Policy with quotas of total allowable catch being allocated through agreement with the EU which will mean decreasing allowable catches for Scottish boats; further notes that any termination of the …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Alba Party: 1
17th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th December 2020

Fatma's Waltz for the Beatson Cancer Charity

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House congratulates all those involved in the launch of Fatma's Waltz, a specially-composed piece of music, performed and recorded by 28 artists from Scotland and around the world, with the aim of raising over £5000 for the Glasgow-based Beatson Cancer Charity; notes that the unique and uplifting piece …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
23rd November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 17th December 2020

VAT Retail Export Scheme

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House expresses its concern at the Government's decision to abolish the VAT Retail Export Scheme, otherwise known as tax-free shopping, from 1 January 2021 with inaccurate determinations having been made of the impact of that decision; acknowledges that since that decision was announced, businesses have been facing the …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 11
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
10th December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th December 2020

Terminal illness and Covid-19 vaccination

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recognises the devastating impact of being diagnosed with a terminal illness at any time but even more so just as the world faces into the Covid-19 pandemic; extends its sympathy to Fred Banning of Newton Mearns who, in February this year, was diagnosed with incurable stage 4 …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd December 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 10th December 2020

Debenhams and the Arcadia Group

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House expresses its concern for the estimated 26,000 workers affected by this week’s announcements by both Debenhams and the Arcadia Group that they will be entering administration; recognises that many of these workers will have worked for these companies for much of their life and may have to …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th July 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 10th December 2020

Early pay rise for NHS staff

Tabled by: Paula Barker (Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House recognises the extraordinary commitment and sacrifice of NHS staff throughout the covid-19 outbreak; believes that the depth of public gratitude for this work must now be reflected in what the Government does next for NHS staff; notes that as it stands, NHS staff must wait until 2021 …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
30th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st December 2020

Small Business Saturday

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House welcomes Small Business Saturday 2020 on the 5 December; notes that this successful, grassroots campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to shop local and support small businesses in their communities is now in its eighth year in the UK with a record 17.6 million …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
30th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st December 2020

International Volunteers Day

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises International Volunteers Day on 5 December 2020; welcomes this day as an opportunity to celebrate volunteers, promote volunteerism and recognise volunteer contributions; and further recognises and pays thanks to the many volunteers who have been at the forefront of medical, community and societal responses throughout the …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
4th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 30th November 2020

Support for hostels

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House notes that hostels have been hit particularly hard by the covid-19 outbreak; further notes that shared spaces, such as bathrooms and kitchens, are often part of a hostel's business model and that this has made operating at full capacity, and even reopening, difficult for many while operating …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
25th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 26th November 2020

The 0.7 per cent overseas aid commitment

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House expresses concern and condemnation of any attempt by the Government to reduce aid spending by ending the UK’s commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of Gross National Income (GNI) on Overseas Development Assistance; notes that the 0.7 per cent target was adopted by the UN General Assembly …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Labour: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
18th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 26th November 2020

Safeguarding the small brewers relief scheme

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes the positive impact that the small brewers relief scheme has had on the survival and growth of the UK’s small independent breweries; notes that this could be undermined by the Treasury’s proposed changes to the scheme to reduce the 50 per cent rate from 5,000hl to …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 16th November 2020

Scotland and the Euro 2020

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates the Scottish National Men’s Team for their qualification to Euro 2020; welcomes the team qualifying for their first major finals tournament since World Cup 1998; notes that the team have now gone nine games unbeaten, with that streak beginning in October 2019; praises David Marshall for …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 16th November 2020

Justice for Osime Brown

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House acknowledges 21-year-old Osime Brown's autism and the behavioural challenges that come with it; further acknowledges the Home Office's plans to deport Osime to Jamaica where he has not lived since he was four years old and has never returned to; notes Osime's mother's words that if they …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 20
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
2nd November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th November 2020

Entry into force of Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the United Nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in 2017; welcomes confirmation that 50 countries have now ratified this historic agreement which will enter into force in January 2021; further notes that upon entering into force the Treaty will ban nuclear …
71 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 23
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th November 2020

Accelerating human relevant life sciences in the UK

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House acknowledges that many of the major diseases of our time remain poorly understood and lack adequate treatments; notes the economic, business and public health benefits of developing New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) that have the potential to reduce drug development failures and save costs and time; recognises that …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 33
Conservative: 9
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 9th November 2020

Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that 25 years ago, on 8 November 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act received Royal Assent; recalls that this landmark piece of legislation was the result of a hard-fought campaign by disabled people, with up to 100,000 disabled activists taking part in direct action, campaigning for equal …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

Campaign for a real living wage

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House welcomes Living Wage Week and the PCS Union campaign for a real living wage for their members working on outsourced Government facilities management contracts; applauds these front line key workers who have continued to work throughout the pandemic making workplaces safe and secure despite being some of …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 5th November 2020

Universal Basic Income pilots

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House acknowledges that the current system of social security provision in the UK is not sufficient to provide financial security nor protect public health during the covid-19 outbreak; asserts that the provision of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) would establish a targeted system with no gaps and an …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
4th November 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 4th November 2020

Duty and tax-free shopping

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes the recent Government consultation on the continuation of duty and tax-free shopping for visitors from outside the EU, including the published summary of responses which indicated a majority of respondents supported the continuation of the VAT Retail Export Scheme (VAT RES) and the airside Extra Statutory …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Alba Party: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 2nd November 2020

Import and production of foie gras

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House condemns the production of foie gras by force-feeding ducks and geese which causes severe physical and psychological pain for the animals involved, welcomes the continued ban on production of foie gras in the UK and calls on the Government to ban the import of this so-called delicacy …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
21st October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 22nd October 2020

1st Battalion The Highlanders' Guinness World Record

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates the 1st Battalion The Highlanders for setting a new Guinness World Record for most attendees to complete a mental health course in 24 hours to mark World Mental Health Day; recognises that a total of 45 members from the area took part in the course, alongside …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 22nd October 2020

Scottish Poppy Appeal 2020

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises the excellent work of Poppy Scotland through the Scottish Poppy Appeal which runs annually from 26 October to 11 November; further recognises that the Scottish Poppy Appeal is Poppy Scotland’s largest fundraising campaign; acknowledges the importance of that appeal in paying tribute to the millions of …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
21st October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 22nd October 2020

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema's transformation into a community hub

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House commends Eden Court Theatre and Cinema in Inverness on transforming into a community hub to provide an emergency response to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic situation across the Highlands; notes that workers at that venue have been providing help and support to the covid-19 response since March 2020 …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th October 2020

Problem drug use

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House is appalled by the number of people dying from drug related deaths in the UK; welcomes the reports of the Scottish Affairs and Health Select Committees following their separate inquiries; supports the presentation of the Problem Drug Use Bill; notes that its implementation would ensure the drugs …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th October 2020

Gift Aid Emergency Relief Campaign

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House marks the annual Gift Aid Awareness Day which fell on 8 October 2020; appreciates that Gift Aid Relief is the practical application of the long-established principle that donations to charities should not be taxed; recognises that the charitable sector is in the middle of the biggest financial …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 15th October 2020

All In One Education

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House congratulates newly formed charity All In One Education on gaining membership of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and achieving charitable status; notes the charity is formed of teachers, campaigners, university and cultural professionals who have come together from across Scotland to address the lack of intersectional …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th July 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th October 2020

World Animal Day

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises that 4 October 2020 is World Animal Day, the global awareness day for raising the status of animals in order to improve animal welfare standards; gives thanks to all those people who care for animals; congratulates charities and people who work tirelessly to support and raise …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th October 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th October 2020

Black History Month and the British Hotel and the Scots Jamaican Nurse Mary Seacole

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House notes October is Black History Month; welcomes the opportunity to highlight some of those people largely forgotten in history but who have made a significant contribution nonetheless; celebrates the tale of Scots Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole who set up her own convalescent home named The British Hotel, …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 24th September 2020

Relocation of aslyum seekers and refugees from Aegean Islands

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House recognises the deteriorating conditions faced by asylum seekers and refugees on the Aegean Islands and notes the recent fire at the Moria camp in Lesvos which has left 13,000 people without shelter; welcomes the fact that Germany, France and Norway have agreed to take some of those …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
17th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Tabled by: John Nicolson (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House recognises the importance of retaining jobs in industries still affected by the ongoing covid-19 pandemic; further recognises that the cliff-edge October cut-off date of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is set to result in hundreds of thousands of avoidable redundancies; notes research from the Trussell Trust that …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Employment practices on redundancy and rehiring

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes with alarm the growing number of employers, especially in the retail, hospitality and aviation sectors, who are making employees redundant before re-employing them on less-favourable terms and conditions; believes that these employers are cynically using the covid-19 crisis as cover to reduce staff costs at a …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
15th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House welcomes and applauds that nothing stops a Macmillan Coffee Morning, not even coronavirus; acknowledges that cancer hasn’t stopped during the pandemic where one in two people will be diagnosed in their lifetimes; recognises that Macmillan Cancer Support is currently campaigning to restore cancer care and treatment to …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
14th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

19th anniversary of the arrest and disappearance of Aster Fissehatsion

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House notes that 18 September 2020 marks the 19th anniversary of the arrest and disappearance of Aster Fissehatsion and 10 other political leaders following their demands that Eritrea's constitution be implemented and that elections be held; condemns the ending of media freedom a few days later with the …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 17th September 2020

Centrica

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House recognises the constructive approach taken by GMB Union and Unison in negotiations around their members' pay and conditions with British Gas and its parent company Centrica; condemns the tactics employed by that company in commencing those negotiations with threats to dismiss and re-engage its UK workforce on …
68 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th September 2020

Suspension of income requirements for family visas

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House notes that there are thousands of couples and families who are currently separated, or at imminent risk of becoming separated, due to restrictive income requirements for British nationals and settled residents wishing to be joined in the UK by a partner from outside the EEA; welcomes the …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th September 2020

Auchengeich Mining Disaster

Tabled by: Steven Bonnar (Scottish National Party - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)
That this House acknowledges that Friday 18 September 2020 is the 61st anniversary of the Auchengeich Mining disaster; respectfully remembers the 47 men who lost their lives after a fault with equipment caused a fire in the mine; further remembers that 41 women were widowed by this tragedy, and 67 …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th September 2020

Researching and supporting people with long Covid-19 symptoms

Tabled by: Andrew Gwynne (Labour - Denton and Reddish)
That this House recognises that around 10 per cent of people experience prolonged illness after covid-19 and calls upon the Government to urgently collect and regularly report on the number of those living with long covid by following up on those with confirmed or clinical diagnoses of covid-19; notes that …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th September 2020

Post-Covid-19 support

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House is concerned that many individuals who contracted covid-19 are continuing to be affected by the virus many months after their initial infection; notes that these post-viral symptoms can include: extreme fatigue, dizziness, severe headaches and muscular pain, inability to concentrate and post-exertional malaise; further notes that exercise …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
7th September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th September 2020

World Suicide Prevention Day

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House marks Thursday the 10th of September 2020 as World Suicide Prevention Day; notes with worry that suicide rates in the UK are increasing; further notes with extreme concern that suicide is the leading cause of death in young people in the UK, with young men and LGBT+ …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th September 2020

Supporting grieving families through a bereavement standard

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House calls on the Government to introduce a Bereavement Standard to simplify and streamline the process for grieving families to close accounts with service providers following the death of a loved one; believes the lack of such a standard has created a complex array of arrangements with each …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
1st September 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd September 2020

Reinstatement of IKEA shop steward Richie Venton

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House condemns the sacking of IKEA Glasgow USDAW Shop Steward and convenor Richie Venton for carrying out his duties as an elected workers' representative who sought to prevent hardship, while protecting workers' health during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic; notes Mr Venton opposed IKEA's plans to remove wages from …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24th June 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Leave to Remain status

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House notes that currently in the UK there are an unknown number of persons who are not UK citizens, who do not have leave to remain in this country, who lack any entitlement to support from the state, who are therefore entirely without funds to feed, clothe and …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
16th July 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Minimum income requirement

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House condemns the minimum income requirement under Immigration Rules; notes that forty per cent of the UK population does not earn the required £18,600 to be eligible to live with a partner from outside the EEA under the Government's policy; recognises the level of anxiety this policy has …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
13th July 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Audio-visual performers' rights

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Beijing Treaty on Audio-Visual Performances which came into force on 28 April 2020; notes that the aim of that Treaty is to extend the economic and moral rights of actors and performers in audio-visual performances including films, videos and television programs; …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
4th June 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
138 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 110
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
8th July 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 10th July 2020

25th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House notes that from 5 to 12 July 2020 the UK will mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide where over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were murdered in and around Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces with a number of activities being held across the country; …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 10
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th July 2020
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Shark fin trade

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House notes with concern that many shark species are threatened with extinction; notes that despite shark finning being banned in UK waters, the shark fin trade continues; recognises the important campaign work of Bite-Back, Greenpeace, the Shark Trust and many others; calls on the Government to ban shark …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
7th July 2020
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Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Alba Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House notes the widely acknowledged and continuing success of the Scottish Government’s public health measures in driving down coronavirus related infection and mortality rates; recognises the continuing need for responsible observation of behaviours that limit the spread of the virus and help keep everyone safe; pays tribute to …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
7th July 2020
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Conduct of the Prime Minister

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Alba Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House notes the disparaging and derisory comments made by the Prime Minister during Prime Minister’s Questions on 1 July 2020 in relation to Scotland’s coronavirus public health planning; rejects the Prime Minister’s inaccurate description of the Scottish Government as an administration; further rejects in the strongest of terms …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
2nd July 2020
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Assessing the feasibility of citizens’ basic income pilots in Scotland

Tabled by: Ronnie Cowan (Scottish National Party - Inverclyde)
That this House notes the recent publication of the report entitled Assessing the Feasibility of Citizens’ Basic Income Pilots in Scotland which presents comprehensive and detailed research into the feasibility of a citizens’ basic income pilot in Scotland; further notes that it has been developed by a successful collaboration of …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
30th June 2020
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Intelligence and Security Committee Report on alleged Russian interference in UK Democracy

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House calls on the Government to urgently reinstate the Intelligence and Security Committee so that it can publish the delayed report on alleged Russian Interference in UK democracy; notes that this is the longest period following an election that the Intelligence and Security Committee has gone without being …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 9
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
1st July 2020
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Abolishing the Department for Work and Pensions' six month rule

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises that it has been one year since the all-party Parliamentary group on Terminal Illness published its report on the legal definition of terminal illness; condemns the rules of the Department for Work and Pensions which mean that benefits are only fast-tracked if a terminally ill person …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Independent: 3
Labour: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
30th June 2020
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Reinstatement of benefit sanctions

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House believes that the decision to reinstate benefit sanctions in the middle of a health and economic crisis is a profoundly callous step; further believes that this is an ideologically driven, punitive measure which simply adds to the stress and anxiety for people who are already facing hard …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
29th June 2020
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Child Maintenance

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House notes the £354 million of arrears owed to families under the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) with just £31 million having been collected through enforcement action in the latest quarter; futher notes that 43 per cent of cases under Collect and Pay arrangements are not receiving any maintenance; …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th June 2020
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Four-day week in the UK

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House recognises the opportunity for exploring shorter working time for the UK, including a four-day week, as one route out of the covid-19 pandemic; further recognises that work patterns have been dramatically altered as a result of the pandemic, notes that shorter working time has been used throughout …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15th June 2020
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Refugee resettlement

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House notes that there are an estimated 26 million refugees and 3.5 million asylum seekers around the world today; celebrates the successful resettlement of 20,000 refugees in the UK since 2014 under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS); notes that the Government committed to resettle a further 3,000 …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd June 2020
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Diversity in the brewing and distilling industry

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House welcomes the announcement of a new partnership between Heriot-Watt University and Glasgow-based brewer, Brewgooder which aims to encourage more Black, Asian and minority ethnic students to develop a career in brewing and distilling; understands that a bursary programme will begin in the summer of 2021, with the …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
16th June 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 18th June 2020

Merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House strongly condemns the merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
59 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
10th June 2020
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Judge-led public inquiry into the Horizon scandal

Tabled by: Kevan Jones (Labour - North Durham)
That this House recognises the life-changing injustices experienced by subpostmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; notes with the deepest sadness that subpostmasters have served custodial sentences and suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit; recognises the role of the Government in prolonging this crisis through not fulfilling their role of …
151 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 67
Scottish National Party: 43
Liberal Democrat: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 8
Conservative: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
4th June 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 15th June 2020

Belly Mujinga

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House stands in solidarity with the friends, family and community of Belly Mujinga, a key worker at London Victoria station who tragically died after contracting covid-19; notes that a number of transport workers on the frontline have contracted covid-19 and some have consequently died; calls on the Government …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
11th June 2020
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Commemoration of Henry Dundas

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House notes with shame that Henry Dundas is commemorated in various monuments, statues and street-names throughout Midlothian and Edinburgh; unreservedly condemns his influential role in obstructing the abolition of the slave trade in Britain; notes that, due to the actions of ‘the Great Tyrant’, more than 630,000 slaves …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Alba Party: 2
9th June 2020
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Lack of financial support for self-employed and small limited companies during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Dave Doogan (Scottish National Party - Angus)
That this House notes the acute difficulties facing business owners throughout the covid-19 outbreak, particularly self-employed people and directors of small limited companies; understands that the Government's financial packages have left behind people who have been left ineligible for any form of Government support; further notes that many self-employed directors …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th June 2020
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Yell Limited

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes the concerns of small businesses and self-employed workers across the UK at the business practices of Yell Limited, such as Lynne Wilson of Barrhead, a sole trading language tutor, who invested a significant sum of money in a Yell contract which has produced zero new clients …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
9th June 2020
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The future of regional connectivity

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House expresses concern at the future of regional connectivity in the wake of the collapse of Flybe and the impact of the covid-19 pandemic; notes that regional airports saw up to 90 per cent of flights cancelled following the withdrawal of Flybe operations; understands that the pandemic has …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th June 2020
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Rolls-Royce Inchinnan redundancies

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House condemns the plans by Rolls-Royce to axe 3,000 jobs across its UK sites, including 700 in Inchinnan; commends the workforce at Inchinnan for their world-leading expertise and craft in aerospace engineering as demonstrated over years of operation at Inchinnan; notes that Rolls-Royce has used the taxpayer-funded Coronavirus …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
8th June 2020
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80th anniversary of 51st Highland Division at St Valery

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House remembers the capture of 10,000 men of the 51st Highland Division taken prisoner near St Valery en Caux near Le Havre, 6 days after the Dunkirk evacuations after being attached to French defence forces, facing the onslaught of the invading Germans; remembers those that tragically lost their …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3rd June 2020
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Reading tax on audiobooks

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House welcomes the Government action on axing the reading tax on e-books to bring the rate of VAT in line with print books; notes with concern that audiobooks still carry the full rate of VAT; believes that audiobooks are vital for millions of people in the UK with …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd June 2020
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Universal Credit deductions

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
This House welcomes the three-month suspension of debts and overpayments being deducted from universal credit; notes that sums to repay advance payments continue to be deducted from universal credit, and that such deductions are a main driver of need for food banks; notes also that the continuation of deductions will …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
4th June 2020
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World Environment Day

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House recognises the profound impact covid-19 has had across the globe, affecting health and health services, impacting the global economy, and exacerbating social and economic inequalities; notes however that the world continues to face an ever-growing environmental emergency; believes the pandemic has highlighted the importance of governments working …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th June 2020
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George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter campaign

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House stands in solidarity with the friends, family and community of George Floyd in Minneapolis; recognises that George Floyd is tragically another name on the long list of unarmed Black men that have died in police custody in the United States of America (USA); notes that state-sanctioned racism …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd June 2020
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Eighth anniversary of the Istanbul Convention

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that 8 June 2020 marks the eighth anniversary of the UK Government signing the Istanbul Convention on the protection of women and girls from violence; welcomes the Convention’s ratification by 33 of the original signatories including the UK's friends and neighbours in Ireland; recognises the work …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 5
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd June 2020
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The Black Lives Matter campaign

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House supports the Black Lives Matter campaign.
67 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Public inquiry into the effect of covid-19 on BAME communities

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House is concerned that covid-19 infections and deaths have disproportionately affected Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) British people; notes that BAME people make up one third of covid-19 patients in intensive care, two thirds of NHS staff who have died, and out of twenty three NHS doctors …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Support for students in further and higher education during coronavirus pandemic

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House notes many students in further and higher education experience financial hardship during the course of their studies and that these difficulties are being exacerbated by the wider economic and social consequences of the coronavirus pandemic; further notes that financial support provided by awards agencies and student loan …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
14th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Enabling people to work from home to protect against covid-19

Tabled by: John Nicolson (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House recognises the importance of people working from home to protect the NHS and limit the spread of covid-19; notes that many workers lack the equipment to work effectively from home and often cannot afford to pay for expensive equipment without financial support from employers; encourages the Government …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
2nd June 2020
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Dominic Cummings

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House calls on the Prime Minister to seek the immediate resignation of his chief adviser, Mr Dominic Cummings; notes with concern the damage Mr Cummings' breach of clear lockdown rules during the Covid-19 pandemic has done to public health advice and public confidence in it; further notes that …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
18th May 2020
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Seafarers and covid-19

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is deeply concerned about the ongoing challenges faced by Merchant Navy seafarers who are unable to return home due to global covid-19 pandemic restrictions; understands that as a result of port and air route bans for individual travellers there are an estimated 2,000 UK mariners that have …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
18th May 2020
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Extension of EU transition period

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House notes with concern the UK Government’s stated position to stick rigidly to its timeline of ending the EU transition period in December 2020; recognises that this significantly increases the risk of a no-deal exit; further recognises that it will be impossible for the vast majority of businesses …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th May 2020

Campaign to extend maternity leave by three months

Tabled by: Gavin Robinson (Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East)
That this House recognises the adverse effect the covid–19 pandemic has on social isolation generally and new mothers on maternity leave in particular; highlights the importance of social interaction and building bonds within extended family circles and wider society both for the babies development and mothers wellbeing; and acknowledges that …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 19
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
13th May 2020
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UK Veterans and frozen pensions

Tabled by: Neil Gray (Scottish National Party - Airdrie and Shotts)
That this House notes the publication of Broken Faith, Britain’s Forgotten Heroes by the Campaign to End Frozen Pensions, which highlights the continuing injustice of the UK frozen pensions policy which affects over 500,000 UK state pensioners, including an estimated 100,000 military veterans, living in countries that do not have …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
23rd April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th May 2020

Future of the British Council

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with concern the impact of the global Coronavirus crisis on the ability of the British Council to continue its work across the world; notes that the British Council was founded in 1934 and is a Non-Departmental Public Body which assists in the teaching of English in …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th May 2020
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Coronavirus support groups in Perth and North Perthshire

Tabled by: Pete Wishart (Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire)
That this House commends the invaluable contributions made by voluntary groups, businesses and individuals who have given their time and effort to co-ordinate support for the most vulnerable in Perth and North Perthshire; acknowledges the community spirit shown by those making individual sacrifices at this difficult time to ensure that …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th May 2020
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Coronavirus and scams

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House condemns the emerging trend of criminals seeking to exploit coronavirus with a new range of scams; welcomes the free scam alerts set up by Which?; urges people to forward any suspicious emails to the National Cyber Security Centre, and to highlight any online scams of which they …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
5th May 2020
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Contribution of civil service employees during covid-19 crisis

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House expresses its gratitude to the tens of thousands of workers across the civil service who are playing absolutely critical frontline roles at this time of the covid-19 epidemic; praises their dedication and professionalism at this testing time; notes that Department for Work Pensions' staff are coping with …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th May 2020

British Airways redundancies

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with concern that British Airways has made 12,000 staff redundant; thanks these workers for their heroic efforts in repatriating those stranded due to covid-19 at their own risk; offers solidarity to these workers that find themselves needlessly out of a job in the middle of a …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
4th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th May 2020

Coronavirus antibody test developed in Midlothian

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House welcomes news that a new reportedly fast and accurate coronavirus antibody test has been developed by blood-screening firm Quotien, based in Scotland and Switzerland; understands that each serological screening machine has capacity for up to 3,000 tests a day and produces results in 35 minutes with 99.8 …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
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Highbank Care Home

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House applauds the community response to social isolation in Highbank Care Home; welcomes efforts by the Rotary Club of Esk Valley and Eskbank and Newbattle Community Council to gather and donate TVs to care home residents feeling isolated; understands that the 40 residents, all aged over 60, are …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th May 2020

Inverness Science Festival

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House welcomes the news that Inverness Science Festival will now be hosted virtually; commends the organisers for their decision to move the Festival online in the current circumstances; notes that there will be events such as video lectures, children’s activities, competitions, and a pub quiz running from the …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th April 2020
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Scotland's Public Commemorations of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House notes that Scotland’s public commemorations of the 75th anniversary of VE Day will be held online on 8 May; understands that due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, plans for the landmark anniversary – which were to include a parade, public concert and reception – will now take …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 13 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
30th April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 4th May 2020

British Airways job cuts

Tabled by: Neil Gray (Scottish National Party - Airdrie and Shotts)
That this Parliament calls on British Airways and other airlines to not use the covid-19 outbreak as an opportunity to reduce jobs and employees' terms and conditions; asks them instead to explore all the funding options available to maintain the sustainability of jobs as part of an overall plan for …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 38
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
4th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 4th May 2020

Price Gouging

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House applauds the excellent work of consumer organisation Which? in its investigations into price-gouging during the Covid19 crisis; is deeply concerned with the recent trend of unreasonable hikes in the prices of essential items by online retailers due to the covid-19 pandemic, a practice known as price gouging; …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
4th May 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 4th May 2020

Universal Credit, Maternity Allowance & SMP

Tabled by: Debbie Abrahams (Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth)
That this House is deeply concerned by the different treatment of Maternity Allowance and Statutory Maternity Pay by the Department of Work and Pensions in the calculation of Universal Credit awards, with Statutory Maternity Pay being treated as earned income and largely disregarded under the work allowance and 63 per …
119 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 5
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
4th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th April 2020

A public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House notes the science-based campaign, For Life On Earth, with its Beagle ambassador, rescued ex-laboratory dog Scarlet; congratulates Scarlet on winning the Animal Hero, Inspirational Animal of the Year Award 2018; further notes that the latest Home Office figures show that the numbers of dogs used in UK …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
21st April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

Extended cut-off date for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House expresses concern about the extended cut-off date for employees to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, after the eligibility date was extended from 28 February to 19 March; acknowledges that although this extension will allow more employees to now be furloughed following the changes to …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 12 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
16th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

Sick pay and the Institute for the Future of Work

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House expresses concern that the coronavirus pandemic is jeopardising the work and income as well as the health of many people, including the self-employed and those on zero-hours or gig-economy contracts; notes that the Government’s revised sick pay policy announced in the budget does not expand eligibility for …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Alba Party: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

Protecting free access to cash

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House calls on the Government to take urgent action to protect free access to cash for people across the UK, which the UK’s largest cashpoint network, Link, has warned will collapse within two years without immediate intervention; understands that since January 2018, one in five free to use …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

New starters under the CJRS

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises there are loopholes in the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme for new starters; acknowledges that the support offered of 80 per cent of wages up to £2,500 a month is vital for workers during the coronavirus outbreak; recognises that the cut-off date of 19 March 2020 for …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
27th April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 27th April 2020

Centenary of the birth of Scots poet Edwin Morgan

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House celebrates the centenary of the birth of Edwin Morgan, considered one of Scotland's greatest poets, who was born on 27 April 1920; recognises that he was named the first Scots Makar in 2004, first Glasgow Poet Laureate inn 1999, and recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
27th April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 24th April 2020

Consumer rights and the long term sustainability of the travel industry

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises that this is a time of unprecedented challenge for the travel industry; is deeply concerned that an investigation by consumer rights organisation Which? has found that all of the UK’s 20 largest travel operators and airlines are openly breaking the law by delaying refunds for cancelled …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Alba Party: 2
Labour: 2
21st April 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th April 2020

100th birthday of war veteran Jack Ransom

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House celebrates the 100th birthday of Largs resident and war veteran Jack Ransom, on 15th April, the celebrations for which had to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak; is aware that Jack’s life began in London before he moved to Scotland, a country for which he has …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
24th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th March 2020

Covid-19 and support for self-employed people

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House recognises that there are over 4.9 million self-employed workers in the UK contributing over £275 billion to the UK economy; welcomes the Federation of Small Businesses’ #ThinkSelfEmployed campaign to raise awareness of the current lack of provision for these workers in the Government’s fiscal package to tackle …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 5 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th March 2020

Role of convenience stores during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House recognises the hard work and dedication of convenience store owners and their staff during the covid-19 health crisis; recognises the vital role that those store owners and staff play in their local communities in ensuring the supply of food and essential household items; notes that such shops …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 6
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
16th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th March 2020

Temporary universal basic income

Tabled by: Kevin Brennan (Labour - Cardiff West)
That this House calls on the Government to introduce a temporary universal basic income or an emergency measure to help freelancers and the self-employed effected by the covid-19 outbreak.
100 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th March 2020

The use of live animals for warfare experiments

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House notes with concern that each year, thousands of animals including monkeys, mice, pigs and guinea pigs are experimented on using chemical, biological and other weapons, causing prolonged and extensive suffering; notes that while these experiments are not conducted to develop or test offensive weapons, suffering can continue …
100 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 33
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

Glasgow Afghan United

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House welcomes the work of Glasgow Afghan United (GAU), a community-led organisation in North of Glasgow that seeks to improve the lives of Afghan people and a wide range of ethnic minority communities in the city by promoting sport, health & well-being, social integration and active citizenship; congratulates …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 5 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

EU Settlement Scheme and EU citizens in Midlothian

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House acknowledges that over 2,000 EU citizens living in Midlothian have applied to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living and working in the UK; recognises the enormous contribution that EU citizens make to the cultural and economic fabric of the UK every day; further recognises Scotland’s particular …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 16th March 2020

Real fur imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the main methods of fur so-called production, namely leg-hold trapping and fur factory farming, due to their inherent cruelty; believes that, in view of …
140 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Conservative: 9
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

Abertay University top European ranking

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House congratulates Abertay University on its top place European ranking for games education in the prestigious annual Princeton Review; further congratulates the University for placing thirteenth in the world for its undergraduate programme and seventh in the world for its post-graduate programme; celebrates that this is the sixth …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

National Pub and Bar Awards 2020

Tabled by: Kenny MacAskill (Alba Party - East Lothian)
That this House congratulates Staggs, also known as The Volunteer Arms, on being named Pub of the Year in the Lothians by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA); notes that CAMRA reward the industry for consistently selling real ale in good condition, on its excellent service, welcome, atmosphere, style, decor, …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
16th March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

350th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House warmly congratulates the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) on its 350th anniversary; acknowledges that the gardens were founded in 1670; celebrates the rich history of the RBGE noting its beginnings as a small physic garden stocked with medicinal herbs, Scottish native plants, and novel varieties imported from …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 5 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 4th March 2020

Use of the whip in British horseracing

Tabled by: Chris Evans (Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn)
That this House notes that racehorses are routinely beaten with a whip under rules set by the industry's regulatory body, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) which sanctions this violent treatment in order that jockeys may, as it is claimed, encourage racehorses to improve their chances of winning, even though evidence …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 5
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
2nd March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Home Office ruling and the adverse impact on non-EU players

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House is concerned by reports that changes by the Home Office to Tier 4 visa regulations have adversely impacted many teams in the Scottish Women’s Premier League and potentially those in other sports; notes the changes have resulted in non-EU international students already studying in the UK now …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd March 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Television coverage of Six Nations tournament

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes with concern that Six Nations organisers have refused to rule out the possibility of the tournament going behind a £300 million pay per view paywall in 2022 following the start of a new broadcast rights period; believes that by ruling out joint bids by terrestrial broadcasters …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 4
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
24th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th February 2020

Proposals for a sustainable and inclusive wellbeing economy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the formal opinion on a sustainable and inclusive wellbeing economy, adopted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 24 January 2020; recognises that this opinion is the last one developed with the 24 UK members of the EESC and thanks them for their contributions; …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 7
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
5th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th February 2020

Permanent Funding for the National Wildlife Crime Unit

Tabled by: John Spellar (Labour - Warley)
That this House notes the success of the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit through its intelligence-led role in the prevention and detection of crimes relating to a wide range of wildlife issues; recognises that the unit provides specialist skills, knowledge and expertise to the Police, UK Border Force, HM Revenue …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Conservative: 8
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
12th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Deportations ahead of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review Publication

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
This House deplores the Government's ongoing use of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries against the recommendations of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review; notes that while the publication of the Review has been much delayed without explanation, it is expected to recommend the cessation of all deportations of people who have …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
11th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th February 2020

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema funding

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, the largest single-site arts venue in Scotland, on being awarded funding by the Scottish Goverment's CashBack for Communities scheme which takes money recovered under proceeds of crime laws and invests it into communities; notes that this funding will allow the delivery …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th February 2020

Human rights defenders in Turkey

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That this House is extremely concerned about the ongoing crackdown on civil society and essential freedoms in Turkey, specifically the prosecution of human rights defenders including Osman Kavala and the so-called Büyükada group of 11 activists including the honorary chair, ex-director and several members of Amnesty International Turkey as well …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
6th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 10th February 2020

Department of Work and Pensions Review of food bank use

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House acknowledges that the Department for Work and Pensions commissioned an evidence review on the drivers of food bank use in 2018; notes the Government's commitment to this House to publish the findings of the review; further notes the Government's failure to date to publish those findings; and …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 25
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
30th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 10th February 2020

Universal credit and state pension transition

Tabled by: Mark Tami (Labour - Alyn and Deeside)
This House notes that a claimant of universal credit that is approaching state pension age may be subject to nine weeks without income between the end of universal credit and the first payment of the state pension if they are not eligible for pension credit; further notes that that period …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
4th February 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 4th February 2020

Assessing the effect of the increase in the state pension age on women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House believes that the Government has for over two decades failed women born in the 1950s who were not properly informed of the changes that were made to their state pension age due to equalisation brought on by the Pensions Act 1995; regrets that the Government only began …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 40
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
28th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 30th January 2020

Racial Justice Sunday 2020: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

Tabled by: Conor McGinn (Independent - St Helens North)
That this House welcomes the Catholic Church’s focus on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities for Racial Justice Sunday on 9 February 2020; recognises the valuable contribution that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities make to the Church and to wider society; notes with concern that over three-quarters of people from Gypsy, …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 5
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
27th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Protection for unaccompanied child refugees

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House notes that there are thousands of unaccompanied child refugees throughout Europe living in desperate circumstances; welcomes the Government’s statement that it will ensure unaccompanied children will continue to be able to come to the UK to join a relative; notes with concern the removal of that protection …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
9th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Ban on trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Government's public consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies; notes the strong cross-party support for EDM 1829, Session 2017-19 and that 86 per cent of the British public support an end to trophy hunting; further notes that most UK trophy imports …
168 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 77
Scottish National Party: 42
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Australia bushfire crisis

Tabled by: Ruth Jones (Labour - Newport West)
That this House acknowledges that the Commonwealth of Australia is fighting one of its worst bushfire seasons, fuelled by record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought; recognises that the heart-breaking and vicious bushfire crisis is affecting states and territories right across the Commonwealth of Australia; sends its heartfelt sympathies to …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
19th December 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Musicians' passport

Tabled by: Ruth Jones (Labour - Newport West)
That this House recognises the importance of the music industry to our economy and the work, talent and expertise of musicians from all four nations of the United Kingdom; acknowledges that musicians rely on touring and performing in the other 27 nations of the European Union to make a living; …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd January 2020

Scotland's representation in the European Parliament

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House calls on the Minister for the Cabinet Office to take immediate steps to ensure the relevant Scottish National Party candidate is appointed to take the place in the European Parliament vacated by the hon. Member for Stirling on his election to this House; notes that Scotland returned …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd January 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2020 the UK will observe the 15th International Holocaust Remembrance Day since its adoption by the United Nations General Assembly; further notes that International Holocaust Remembrance Day takes place on 27 January to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, which …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Conservative: 4
Labour: 4
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
21st January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st January 2020

The life of Alasdair Gray 1934-2019: Glasgow-born artist and author

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House is deeply saddened at the passing of Glasgow-born artist, author and creative genius, Alasdair Gray, who died on 29 December 2019 aged 85, and sends its condolences and best wishes to all knew him; notes that Alasdair studied at the Glasgow School of Art, and became famous …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th December 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st January 2020

Committee on arms export controls

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House notes that in 1998 members of the Foreign Affairs, Trade, Defence and International Development Committees met together to scrutinise the Government's annual report on arms exports; further notes that this arrangement has been repeated annually and gradually became more formalised as the Committees on Arms Exports Controls …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
20th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 16th January 2020

Scotland's future and the Claim of Right

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House congratulates those who took part in the march of 11 January 2020 in Glasgow in support of Scottish independence; commends the resolute determination of the marchers who braved horrendous weather to make their voices heard; understands that it was estimated that tens of thousands of people participated …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
13th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 13th January 2020

Suspension of NHS charges for maternity care

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is deeply concerned by the growing body of evidence, including research reports by Doctors of the World, Maternity Action and the British Medical Association, that the NHS England overseas visitors charging regime is deterring vulnerable migrant women living in the UK from seeking essential maternity care; is …
101 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 54
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
9th January 2020
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 9th January 2020

Andrew Hughes Hallett

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House is saddened by the death of economist Andrew Hughes Hallett who passed away at home on 31 December 2019, surrounded by family after a long fight with cancer; notes Andrew held positions at universities including Strathclyde, St Andrews, George Mason, Princeton and Harvard; further notes his practical …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th November 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 4th November 2019

Death of former Councillor Willie Clarke

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House notes with great sadness the passing of former Councillor Willie Clarke at the age of 84; records its gratitude for Willie's 43 years of unbroken service as a Councillor in Fife; notes in particular his place in history as Scotland's last Communist Councillor; pays tribute to his …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
28th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 31st October 2019

Popular protests in Chile

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House notes that the student protests over transport fare hikes in Chile have transformed into a nationwide protest including a general strike on 24 and 25 October 2019; recognises that this spontaneous national uprising has its roots in three decades of increasing economic inequality in Chile; condemns President …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 28th October 2019

Voter ID requirements at polling stations

Tabled by: Faisal Rashid (Labour - Warrington South)
That this House expresses deep concern at the Government’s announced plans to prevent people from voting unless they can provide photographic identification at the next election; notes that of the 44.6 million votes cast in 2017, there were just 28 allegations of in-person voter fraud and one conviction; recognises that …
71 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 50
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
24th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 25th October 2019

War Disablement Pension and Emplyment Support Allowance

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises that veterans are an asset to our society and deserve the best possible care and support; considers that those who have been injured in the service of the UK deserve the full value of their War Disablement Pension; notes that under the current system the War …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Dec 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 6
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
16th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 25th October 2019

ASDA contract 6

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with concern the decision by ASDA to proceed with proposals to put all hourly paid employees on flexible contracts (Contract 6) despite considerable concern about the proposed changes to employee terms and conditions; further notes that the flexibility clause in Contract 6 will force employees to …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Dec 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
22nd October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Còisir Gàidhlig an Òbain, Royal National Mod 2019

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House congratulates all the members of Còisir Gàidhlig an Òbain, the Oban Gaelic Choir, on their outstanding success at the 2019 Royal National Mod in Glasgow, winning the prestigious Lovat and Tullibardine Shield, and The Oban Times' Silver Salver; further commends conductor Sileas Sinclair on winning the Malcolm …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 17th October 2019

Dunoon Grammar School, European Enterprise School of the Year 2019

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House congratulates all the staff and pupils of Dunoon Grammar School on being awarded the title European Enterprise School of the Year for 2019 at a ceremony in Helsinki, Finland; notes that this award recognises best practice in teaching entrepreneurship in schools right across Europe and follows on …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th October 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 17th October 2019

2019 Mòd Ghlaschu

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House celebrates the accomplishments of the Royal National Mod 2019; congratulates An Comunn Gaidhealachd, its President Allan Campbell and Chief Executive John Morrison, on the success of the 2019 Mod Ghlaschu; further recognises BBC Alba's coverage of the event and promotion of the Gaidhlig language; calls on the …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 1
30th September 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd October 2019

SUSPENSION OF NHS OVERSEAS VISITORS CHARGING REGIME FOR MATERNITY CARE

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is concerned by the growing body of evidence, including research reports by Doctors of the World, Maternity Action and the BMA, that the NHS England overseas visitors charging regime is deterring vulnerable migrant women living in the UK from seeking essential maternity care, and is resulting in …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
26th September 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 27th September 2019

BBC’S CRITICISM OF NAGA MUNCHETTY

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House condemns the perverse decision by the BBC complaints unit to criticise presenter Naga Munchetty for criticising the racist language of US President Donald Trump; notes that President Trump's comments, telling Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, who are all US citizens, to …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
25th September 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th September 2019

WAR DISABLEMENT PENSION AND EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT ALLOWANCE

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises that veterans are an asset to our society and deserve the best possible care and support; considers that those who have been injured in the service of the UK deserve the full value of their War Disablement Pension; notes that under the current system the War …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 5
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th September 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 6th September 2019

ASDA CONTRACT 6

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with concern the decision by ASDA to proceed with proposals to put all hourly paid employees on flexible contracts (Contract 6) despite considerable concern about the proposed changes to employee terms and conditions; further notes that the flexibility clause in Contract 6 will force employees to …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
25th July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 25th July 2019

SHORTCOMINGS OF THE CHILD MAINTENANCE SERVICE

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House recognises the shortcomings of the Child Maintenance Service, which are impacting on parents with care, non-resident parents and children; notes the increase of maintenance arrears to £973 million in March 2019, which stems from a culture of inaction on enforcement; further notes that children living in single …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th July 2019

PROROGATION

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that this Parliament be not prorogued before Friday 8 November 2019.
87 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 31
Liberal Democrat: 16
Independent: 5
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
22nd July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd July 2019

ASYLUM SEEKER ACCOMMODATION EVICTIONS

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with serious concern that asylum seekers accommodated, or who were accommodated under section 95 or 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, in asylum dispersal areas across the UK, are either threatened or are subject to evictions by Home office contractors - notably Serco in …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
18th July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd July 2019

SOLIDARITY WITH CONGRESSWOMEN OF COLOUR

Tabled by: Ruth Jones (Labour - Newport West)
That this House endorses the letter of support put together by the Hope Not Hate campaign expressing solidarity with, and for, Representative Rashida Tlaib, Representative Ilhan Omar, Representative Ayanna Pressley and Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez; condemns without equivocation the inflammatory, hurtful and racist comments from the President of the United …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
11th July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd July 2019

SYRIAN REFUGEES IN LEBANON

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises that there are around one million Syrian Refugees in Lebanon; condemns the policies of the Lebanese Government to demolish Syrian refugee camps; notes that the deadline issued by the Lebanese government has passed meaning that the army has now begun to use bulldozers to demolish the …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
11th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd July 2019

FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH FORCES PERSONNEL

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House recognises the enormous contribution made by thousands of Foreign and Commonwealth members of the UK’s Armed Forces; notes that those who have served for at least four years are eligible to apply for indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK for themselves, their partners and …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
2nd April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 4th July 2019

CENTREPOINT'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Neil Coyle (Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
That this House commends the work of youth homelessness charity Centrepoint on their 50th anniversary; is deeply concerned that in 2017-18 an estimated 103,000 young people in the UK were homeless or at risk; regrets that five decades on Centrepoint are still working with homeless young people in crisis who …
89 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 52
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
25th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

PUBLISHERS' ASSOCIATION'S CAMPAIGN AXE THE READING TAX

Tabled by: Neil Coyle (Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
That this House praises the fact that printed books, magazines and newspapers have been VAT exempt ever since the UK’s VAT regime was established in the 1970s to protect the accessibility of reading materials and the intrinsic value of reading and knowledge; notes that this principle should also apply to …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 14
Conservative: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
20th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE (No. 2)

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House strongly condemns the Iranian Government for continuing to hold Ms Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual British-Iranian national, in arbitrary detention and calls for her immediate release; expresses dismay that Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained for over three years; supports Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her husband Richard Ratcliffe as they …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

YOUTH STRIKE 4 CLIMATE, TYWYN

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House recognises the effort and commitment by over 80 pupils from Tywyn, Gwynedd by striking over the inactivity of UK and Welsh Governments over climate change; regrets that although the Welsh Assembly and UK Government have declared climate emergencies, no emergency measures have been put in place; commends …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
19th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

LGBT CO-OPERATIVE

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House welcomes the formation of the LGBT Co-operative; supports its initiative Glasgow Mardi Gras and its Pride March on 20 July alongside a two-day festival focusing on education around the themes of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the Undetectable Equals Untransmittable campaign; celebrates the LGBT …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 1
19th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

MORTGAGE SWITCH GUARANTEE

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House notes the considerable loyalty penalty within the mortgage market as identified by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that sees at least 800,000 overpay on their mortgage by £1,000 a year; further notes that such figures may understate the scale of the …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 10
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
13th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT SCHEMES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that there are an estimated 25 million refugees and three million asylum seekers around the world today; further notes that the Government committed to resettle 20,000 refugees in the UK by 2020 under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) and 3,000 more under the Vulnerable Children’s …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
13th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

YEMEN PEACE PROCESS

Tabled by: Clive Betts (Labour - Sheffield South East)
That this House welcomes efforts to continue the peace process in Yemen with all the relevant parties engaged in the Yemen war; recognises the strong historical ties between South Yemen, Aden in particular, and the UK; welcomes the strong and current cooperation between the UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

30th ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN SQUARE

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes that 4 June marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 brutal suppression of peaceful human rights and pro-democracy activists in Tiananmen Square in Beijing in which thousands died or were wounded; recalls that over the last 30 years the Chinese authorities have instigated no public investigation …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 2
6th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

SCOTTISH BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises that Scottish Breastfeeding Awareness Week began on 2 June 2019; notes that the theme this year is in support of skin to skin contact; welcomes the Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly Scotland report which was published during Scottish Breastfeeding Awareness Week; notes the findings of the report that …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
5th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

UN INTERNATIONAL DAY COMMEMORATING THE VICTIMS OF ACTS OF VIOLENCE BASED ON RELIGION OR BELIEF

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House welcomes the establishment by the UN General Assembly of the UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief on 22 August each year; is deeply concerned that acts of violence based on religion or belief are increasing all over the …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
The Independent Group for Change: 1
5th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

SCOTTISH WOMEN'S NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM AT FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House wishes the Scottish Women’s National Football Team best of luck at the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in France; congratulates the team on their success so far and notes their achievement of being the first Scottish team to qualify for the Women’s World Cup; commends the talent …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
4th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd July 2019

ROLE OF POST OFFICES IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House believes that post offices play an important role in our communities and for small businesses and that the resilience of the post office network should be actively protected, with particular priority given to rural services; notes the findings of a survey by the National Federation of Sub …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Conservative: 1
2nd July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd July 2019

SCOTLAND SNOOKER WORLD CHAMPIONS 2019

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Scotland's winning Snooker World Cup team; recognises the achievement of John Higgins and Stephen Maguire in securing the trophy for Scotland for the first time in 13 years; praises the high standard of snooker on display from the Scottish team; notes that en route to their …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
1st July 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 28th June 2019

CAMPAIGN TO GET UNTRANSMITTABLE ADDED TO THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House welcomes the campaign by HIV Scotland to have the word untransmittable added to the Oxford English Dictionary; recognises that the word has been used globally as part of the U=U campaign reflecting the scientific evidence that someone living with HIV who is on treatment and has an …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
25th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th June 2019

KYIV PRIDE 2019

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House commends the organisers of this year's annual pride march in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv; understands that the march for LGBT equality was made up of 8,000 participants, making it the largest LGBT rights march in the history of eastern Europe; notes that this year it …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 4
Independent: 1
23rd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

UN CONDEMNATION OF UK OCCUPATION OF THE CHAGOS ISLANDS

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House welcomes the United Nations motion overwhelmingly condemning the occupation of the Chagos Islands by the United Kingdom; regrets the use of the Islands for military purposes for the UK and the USA, much to the concern of the Chagossian people; further regrets the use of the Islands …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

REPRESSION IN TURKEY

Tabled by: Chris Williamson (Independent - Derby North)
That this House condemns Turkish state for its continued oppression of political opponents which has involved torture including electrocution of children; believes that the UK Government's support for the Erdogan regime legitimises him and helps to create the conditions for the ongoing persecution of the people of Turkey; and calls …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House congratulates the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) on celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019; commends the work that the CRT has done over the last 20 years in Scotland and the whole of the UK to help former mining communities recover from the devastating impact of pit closures; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 10
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

YEMEN DAY 2019

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House notes that Yemen Day fell on 22 May 2019, marking Yemen's National Yemen Day and the 29th anniversary of the country's unification; is saddened that rather than celebrate this Yemenis continue to endure the brutal war that has lasted more than four years, killing over 70,000 people; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

WORLD PRE-ECLAMPSIA DAY 2019

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises World Pre-Eclampsia day on 22 May 2019, following from the first ever debate on this important issue in Parliament; welcomes the steps made in reducing maternal mortality in the UK over the generations, but also recognises that this condition affects up to 10 per cent of …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 9
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
21st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

GUIDE DOGS TRAINING

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House welcomes the news that a litter of nine dogs will be trained as guide dogs thanks to People’s Postcode Lottery funding; notes that it costs around £55,000 to train a puppy to become a guide dog; further notes that there are currently around 170,000 people in Scotland …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
21st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

CABINET MINISTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Tabled by: Steve McCabe (Labour - Birmingham, Selly Oak)
That this House welcomes the publication of the White Paper on Online Harms; recognises that the early years represent a window of opportunity during which children can be prepared for a healthy life course; notes British Heart Foundation findings that among children aged two to four only 9 per cent …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST STATELESSNESS

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House welcomes the launch of a new campaign for the International Observatory of Human Rights on statelessness and citizenship deprivation; believes that their call for the UNHCR to enact an International Day Against Statelessness is vital in raising awareness for the issue that affects approximately 10 million people …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
20th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

DEBATING PRIVATE MEMBERS BILLS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the political negotiations over the last months regarding the UK's proposed departure from the EU have resulted in parliamentary time not being utilised to its full potential; further notes that Private Members Bills receive very little parliamentary time given that they often draw attention to …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
20th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

AUTHORISED FRAUD COMPENSATION

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the publication of the Authorised Push Payment (APP) Scams Voluntary Code due to come into effect on 28 May 2019 to protect customers from APP fraud; notes that during the first half of 2018 consumers lost £92.9 million due to APP scams; further notes that this …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
16th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Tabled by: David Crausby (Labour - Bolton North East)
That this House recognises the strain placed on community mental health services as demand for care outstrips capacity; is concerned that due to the complexity of the application system for personal independence payment (PIP) many people with mental health conditions depend on the support of mental health workers to complete …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

REMEMBERING THE VATERSAY CATALINA 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House notes the 75th anniversary of The Catalina aircraft tragedy of 12 May 1944 which set off from Oban on a training exercise set for Barra Head but tragically crashed near the summit of Heiseaval Beag on the Island of Vatersay; remembers the bravery and sacrifice of the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 3
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

FAIR PAY FOR THE ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY'S MERCHANT SEAFARERS

Tabled by: Luke Pollard (Labour (Co-op) - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport)
That this House recognises the strategic significance to the UK of the near 2000 merchant seafarers employed on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) who re-fuel, re-arm and re-supply Royal Navy ships wherever they are in the world; notes that successive freezes, cuts and restraint since 2008-09 have seriously undermined pay …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Crossbench: 1
2nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

TIER 5 VISAS FOR MINISTERS OF RELIGION

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House notes with concern the decision of the Home Office to remove Ministers of Religion from the eligibility criteria for tier 5 entry visas to the UK; further notes the widespread disappointment about this decision felt by Churches and other faith communities which have previously been able to …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 9
Conservative: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
7th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

RAASAY DISTILLERY SCOTTISH HOTEL AWARDS WINNER

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House congratulates the Isle of Raasay Distillery on their recent Gold Laurel award for 'creating a unique visitor experience' at the Scottish hotel awards night; acknowledges the enormous achievement of winning such an award within their first year of opening; pays tribute to the hard working staff that …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

CHANGES TO VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR RELIGIOUS WORKERS

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House is concerned that changes to the immigration rules regarding religious workers, announced in December 2018, are having a negative impact on the ability of churches and other religious organisations to carry out their work and worship; notes in particular that these changes introduce additional costs, a lengthy …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 8
Conservative: 5
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
2nd May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

ROSS COUNTY 2018/19 CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE WINNERS

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House congratulates Ross County Football Club on winning this season’s Scottish Championship Football League; acknowledges the great achievement in bouncing straight back to the Scottish Premiership despite significant challenges from competitors in the division; praises Steven Ferguson and Stuart Kettlewell who remarkably in their first full season as …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

DECLINE OF FREE-TO-USE CASH MACHINES

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House regrets the rapid decline of free-to-use cash machines across the UK; expresses concern that nearly 1,700 machines started charging for withdrawals in the first three months of 2019, with potentially 13 per cent of free ATMs disappearing in just a few months; acknowledges the disproportionate impact that …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
30th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 6th June 2019

SAVE CRAMON FROM POLLUTION CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House congratulates Cramond Primary School for their Save Cramond from Pollution campaign; understands that the students are undertaking a series of events and activities to campaign to end pollution around their school; notes that Cramond is currently considered as medium risk for levels of air pollution and that …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
30th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

INDUSTRIAL ACTION BY INTERSERVE WORKERS IN THE FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes that members of the Public and Commercial Services union working for lnterserve in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will be taking industrial action on the 1 and 2 of May 2019 following a 94 per cent yes vote in their strike ballot; notes that staff are …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
30th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

GEORGE WATSON COLLEGE MALAWI PROJECT

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House congratulates George Watson's College in Edinburgh for raising money for new life saving equipment for the preventative treatment of cervical cancer; understands that this is a part of the Watson’s Malawi Project which began in June 2017 to build partnerships with people and organisations in Malawi; notes …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
30th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

EXECUTIONS IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Tabled by: Wes Streeting (Labour - Ilford North)
That this House notes with alarm reports of the execution of 37 men in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's largest mass execution to date; further notes reports that many of those men were subject to brutal torture; observes that three of those executed were juveniles; further observes that five of …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
29th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th June 2019

FREE TELEVISION LICENCES FOR PENSIONERS

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House recognises that there are two million pensioners living in poverty; further recognises that the level of pensioner poverty is rising; notes that free television licences for pensioners can help to combat loneliness and provide a window to the world; acknowledges the need to support some of the …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
5th June 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 5th June 2019

SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY CINEMAS

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House supports the introduction of community cinemas to provide much needed access to the medium of film for communities that do not have their own fully commercial cinema or to provide an alternative to existing commercial cinemas; and encourages the Government to consider ways of providing support which …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
1st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 24th May 2019

VOTING RIGHTS OF EU CITIZENS IN EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

Tabled by: Mike Gapes (The Independent Group for Change - Ilford South)
That this House calls on the Government to take immediate steps to ensure that all EU citizens in the UK who wish to vote in the EU elections are able to do so by making the additional form that EU citizens need to complete in order to declare they are …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 15
The Independent Group for Change: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 1
29th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 24th May 2019

PROTECTING STAFF EMPLOYED ON THE WEST COAST MAINLINE

Tabled by: Lisa Nandy (Labour - Wigan)
That this House notes that the Government has barred Stagecoach from bidding on new rail franchises including the West Coast Main Line which it currently operates jointly with Virgin; further notes that this franchise is due to be renewed in March 2020; shares the concerns of the RMT union about …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
21st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd May 2019

MINECRAFT AND DUNDEE

Tabled by: Stewart Hosie (Scottish National Party - Dundee East)
That this House recognises that Minecraft, having sold more than 176 million copies globally is now the best selling video game of all time; congratulates Dundee based 4J Studios on the part they have played in the success of Minecraft having produced the console version of the game; celebrates Dundee's …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 16th May 2019

PROVIDING FINANCIAL RESTITUTION TO 1950s WOMEN

Tabled by: Anna McMorrin (Labour - Cardiff North)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; welcomes the equalisation of retirement ages between women and men; recalls that women born in the 1950s were subject to discriminatory employment …
225 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 131
Conservative: 25
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 15
Independent: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 3
Crossbench: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
14th May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th May 2019

PENSIONS FOR WOMEN BORN IN THE 1950s

Tabled by: Neil Gray (Scottish National Party - Airdrie and Shotts)
That this House believes that the UK Government has for over two decades failed women born in the 1950s who were not properly informed of the changes that were made to their state pension age due to equalisation brought on by the Pensions Act 1995; notes the conclusion of a …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 9
Conservative: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th May 2019

INCLUSIVE PEACE AND PROTECTION OF DEFENDERS IN COLOMBIA

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House encourages further steps to be taken to ensure the full and effective implementation of the Peace Accord between the Colombian Government and the FARC signed in November 2016, including its gender-based agreements and prioritisation of victims' rights; recognises the vital role of civil society organisations and human …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
1st May 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 13th May 2019

DIFFUSE INTRINSIC PONTINE GLIOMA AWARENESS DAY 17 MAY

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises that diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is the second most common type of primary, high-grade brain tumour in children and affects around 40 children in the UK each year; further recognises that early DIPG symptoms include vision issues, partial facial paralysis, balance problems and frequent headaches …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 22
Conservative: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Crossbench: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
25th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th April 2019

THE ISTANBUL CONVENTION AND RAPE CRISIS SERVICES

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes that despite signing up to the Istanbul Convention in 2012, the UK has failed to enshrine the Convention in law; further notes that the Convention stipulates necessary legislative or other measures to ensure that survivors have access to services facilitating their recovery from sexual violence; welcomes …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 25th April 2019

PROPOSED STATE VISIT BY DONALD TRUMP

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House deplores the record of US President Donald Trump, including his misogynism, racism and xenophobia; condemns his previous comments on women, refugees and torture; further condemns his lack of action on climate change and failure to support the Paris Climate Change Deal; further deplores his sharing of online …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 73
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
2nd April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 18th April 2019

CHARITY LOTTERY ANNUAL SALES LIMIT

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House supports the Government's preferred option of a new £100 million annual sales limit for charity lotteries as it will allow such lotteries to reduce bureaucracy and administration costs and thus return more to good causes; notes that a new £100 million annual sales limit is the recommendation …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 11
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
11th April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 12th April 2019

#ZEROHIV

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House welcomes the publication of #ZEROHIV, HIV Scotland's new strategic plan, commends their commitment of getting to zero new HIV transmissions, zero HIV-related deaths and zero HIV-related stigma; notes the importance of PrEP, a pill that HIV-negative people can take to prevent HIV in combating HIV transmissions and …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 1 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 6
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd April 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd April 2019

100 DAYS TO SAVE COATS MEMORIAL

Tabled by: Mhairi Black (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire South)
That this House recognises the rich and historic significance of Coats Memorial Church in Paisley; further notes the enthusiasm of the 100 days to save Coats Memorial Campaign; recognises the work that is being undertaken by volunteers to ensure that this iconic building does not fall into disrepair; and wishes …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 29th March 2019

EXPLOITATION OF COCOA FARMERS

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House supports the Fairtrade Foundation petition which calls on an end to the exploitation of cocoa farmers; understands that some cocoa farmers are currently earning less that 75p a day, which is less than half of what they need for a good standard of living; further understands that …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
22nd March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 25th March 2019

EFFECT OF CYCLONE IDAI AND FLOODING IN MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND ZIMBABWE

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House recognises the devastating human impact that Cyclone Idai and widespread flooding is having in Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and the wider region of East Africa; notes the significant loss of life, injuries and displacement caused by these climatic conditions; welcomes the announcement of £6 million funding from DFID …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 22nd March 2019

IPSA AND MPs STAFF PAY

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House recognises the vital role that hon. Members' staff play and the hard work they do in supporting the work of hon. Members; notes with alarm that the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority's increase to hon. Members staffing budgets of 1.5 per cent for 2019-20 falls below the rate …
123 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 85
Scottish National Party: 15
Conservative: 7
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
19th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 20th March 2019

CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF PAUL HENDERSON SCOTT

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House celebrates the life of Paul Henderson Scott and mourns his passing on 15 March 2019 at the age of 98; notes his extraordinary contribution to the political and artistic life of Scotland as President and convener of the Saltire Society, President of the Scottish Centre for International …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
7th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th March 2019

UN COMMISSION OF INQUIRY REPORT ON GAZA PROTESTS

Tabled by: Richard Burden (Labour - Birmingham, Northfield)
That this House welcomes the independent UN Commission of Inquiry report on protests in Gaza; notes with the deepest concern its findings that, in its widespread use of force against demonstrators, Israeli security forces committed violations of international law which may constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity; condemns the …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 68
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
14th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 15th March 2019

CHANGES TO THE PENSION CREDIT SYSTEM

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House expresses concern with the Government’s plans to change the pension credit system which could lead to an increase in pensioner poverty; is dismayed that the Government has decided that pension credits will from now on, only be available to couples where both partners have reached pension age, …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
12th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 15th March 2019

SUSPENSION OF THE INTERMEDIATE-RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned by the suspension of the Intermediate-range Nuclear ForcesTreaty (INF) by the United States of America and Russia; recalls that the INF treaty strengthened European security by removing and eliminating all land-based Cruise, Pershing and SS20 missiles from Europe; notes that abrogating the INF Treaty …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 15th March 2019

VISA REFUSALS BASED ON TOEIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST ALLEGATIONS

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House notes the important contribution of international students to UK higher education; welcomes the presence of those who have entrusted their education to the UK; is concerned about the 35,870 students whose visas have been refused, revoked or curtailed due to allegations of cheating in the Test of …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 4
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
4th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th March 2019

TV LICENCES FOR OVER-75s

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House notes that maintaining free TV licences for over-75s was a 2017 Conservative manifesto commitment; acknowledges that 2.2 million over-75s live alone and that paying the licence fee could push 50,000 pensioners below the poverty line; acknowledges that 4 million households will be affected if the concession is …
140 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 86
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 13
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
4th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 5th March 2019

FUNDRAISING EFFORTS OF ST ANDREW'S S6 PUPILS

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House congratulates S6 pupils at St Andrew's Secondary School in Glasgow East constituency on their fundraising efforts over the past year; recognises that these kind-hearted students have raised money for a number of good causes including £1,500 for the St Andrew's Hospice Ben Nevis Challenge, £1,300 for MacMillan …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th March 2019
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NEW MODEL FOR MATERNITY AND NEONATAL CARE TESTED IN SCOTLAND

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House welcomes the recent £12 million investment made by the Scottish Government in a package of measures to transform maternity and neonatal services across Scotland; notes that this investment will be tested at NHS Ayrshire and Arran's Crosshouse Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde's Royal Hospital for Children, …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 5th March 2019

PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY FUNDING FOR BELVIDERE VILLAGE COMMUNITY GROUP

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House congratulates Belvidere Village Community Group based in Glasgow East constituency on being awarded £800 from the Postcode Local Trust; notes that this funding will be used for the group's Belvidere Garden Heritage Project and will help to pay for publicity materials, hall hire, catering and gardening equipment …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 5th March 2019

LADY J’S HAIR SALON AWARD-WINNING FEEL GOOD PROJECT

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House commends the exceptional work of Jill Lauder and her volunteers at Lady J’s Unisex Hair Salon in Grangemouth, who run the Feel Good Project, an award-winning community initiative supported by the Macmillan one to one team from NHS Forth Valley; recognises that the project was started in …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th March 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 5th March 2019

FIBROMYALGIA AND US

Tabled by: Stewart Hosie (Scottish National Party - Dundee East)
That this House welcomes the creation of Fibromyalgia and Us, a comic published in Dundee designed to spread awareness of the symptoms, the difficulties and what works through the lived experiences of those living with Fibromyalgia, and their families; recognises the success of the comic since its launch in December …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th February 2019
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USE OF TROOPS IN THE EVENT OF THE UK LEAVING THE EU WITHOUT A DEAL

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House notes the Secretary of State for Defence’s statement that 3,500 troops are on standby to deal with contingencies in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal; further notes that the Ministry of Defence has put in place the necessary order to enable the …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 1st March 2019

SUPPORTING THE NEEDS OF MALE SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House commends Finlay McFarlane for the courage he has shown in waiving his anonymity to speak about his experience as a male survivor of sexual violence on BBC The Nine; notes his efforts to tackle the stigma associated with male survivors which contributes to underreporting of sexual crimes …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 4
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
26th February 2019
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 1st March 2019

USE OF ANIMALS FOR WARFARE EXPERIMENTS

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House notes with concern that, each year, thousands of animals of various species including monkeys, mice, pigs and guinea pigs, are experimented upon using chemical, biological and other weapons, causing prolonged and extensive suffering; notes that, whilst these experiments are not conducted to develop or test offensive weapons, …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 52
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
27th February 2019
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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ABERTAY UNIVERSITY

Tabled by: Stewart Hosie (Scottish National Party - Dundee East)
That this house joins Abertay University in Dundee in celebrating 25 years since it was awarded university status; recognises the work the University has done since to establish the first computer games degree and become a world leading institution in the field; congratulates it on being the first UK Centre …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
21st February 2019
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LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2019

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2019; affirms that this month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history serves to challenge heterosexist attitudes in society; commemorates the struggle for gay rights and related civil rights through the past decades and celebrates …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
21st February 2019
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WELCOMING ELECTRICITY NETWORK INVESTMENT IN RURAL SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House congratulates Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) on its work in the Highlands and Islands helping to keep the lights on and ensuring that vulnerable customers are supported in the event of a power cut; recognises that while the north of Scotland network is resilient 99 per …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
19th February 2019
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BEMIS SCOTLAND

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House congratulates BEMIS Scotland on the finale of their Year of Young People 2018 and Scottish Winter Festivals 2018/19 events that was held in the New Auditorium of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Saturday the 26 January as part of the world renowned Celtic Connections Festival; considers …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
13th February 2019
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LOWER EARNINGS LIMIT

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises that the Government's 2017 pledge to remove the Lower Earnings Limit (LEL) would provide a boost for the retirement pots of low-income workers; understands that the Government has given only a vague timescale commitment to lower the threshold in the mid-2020s; believes that low paid workers …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th February 2019
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REGISTRATION FEES AT THE HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes that the Health and Care Professions Council plans to increase its registration fees by 18 per cent from October 2019; believes that this increase is effectively a tax on practicing, as those who are regulated by the HCPC must pay this annual fee in order to …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 82
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
6th February 2019
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SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS AND WEIGHT LOSS PRODUCTS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House acknowledges the petition by Mandy Jones, entitled 'LET'S STOP influencers and celebrities working with products promoting speedy weight loss', which calls on the Advertising Standards Authority to regulate social media influencers; appreciates that Mandy Jones, the founder of the Empowered Women Project, is promoting this petition to …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th January 2019
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BAN ON THE SALE, POSSESSION AND USE OF LEAD AMMUNITION

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that even low levels of lead are toxic to humans and other animals and that in the UK, lead was banned from use in petrol, paint and water pipes decades ago, with most other uses strictly controlled; further notes that lead ammunition (gunshot and bullets) remains …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 8 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
12th February 2019
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ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the assurances from Government that animal welfare standards will be maintained or improved in the event of the UK leaving the European Union and that animal sentience will be recognised in UK law; urges the Government to table the Animals Welfare (Sentience) Bill without further delay; …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 14 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
10th December 2018
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Guide Dogs in Taxis

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House expresses concern that guide dog owners are being refused access to taxis; recognises that there should be no barriers to blind and disabled people accessing services, forms of transport and buildings; further recognises that guide dogs play an invaluable role in assisting people with sight difficulties in …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 5
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
28th January 2019
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VISA APPLICATION FOR 14 YEAR OLD ANNECELINE OMONDI

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House supports the Omondi family and calls on the Home Office to overturn its rejection of the visa application for 14-year-old Anneceline Omondi, daughter of Lance Corporal Denis Omondi, a serving soldier for the Royal Regiment of Scotland, 3 Scots, and her application for entry clearance; further rejects …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd January 2019
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ASSOCIATION OF BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) on their 40 year anniversary; notes the amazing difference that the counselling provided by the ABM breastfeeding helpline can make to the breastfeeding journey of mothers; further notes the contribution the organisation has made to public policy and debate around …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 8
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd January 2019
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BBC RADIO SCOTLAND 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates BBC Radio Scotland, which launched as a full time radio network on 23 November 1978, on reaching its 40 year anniversary; values the contribution that BBC Radio Scotland has made to the cultural fabric of Scotland; appreciates the range of news, music, entertainment and sport offered …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Plaid Cymru: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24th January 2019
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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES 2019

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House welcomes the launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019; recognises the rich diversity of indigenous languages spoken across the British Isles including Scottish Gaelic, Scots, Welsh, Doric, Romany, Cornish, Irish Gaelic and British Sign Language; welcomes the UN’s recognition of the importance of these languages …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
23rd January 2019
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EDINBURGH PROJECT SEARCH

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the work of Edinburgh Project Search, which offers employment and learning opportunities for young people with a recognised disability; understands that it works in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh College and the Into Work Project; notes that applicants complete three different …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
23rd November 2017
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COMMENCEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DUTY - s1 OF THE EQUALITY ACT

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House notes with great concern the high levels of income and particularly wealth inequality in our society; further notes the recommendation in the 2016 Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to bring into force the outstanding provisions of the Equality Act 2010; …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 9 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 48
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
14th January 2019
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SCOTTISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM CHARITABLE GIVING

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates members of the Scottish Retail Consortium for raising over £41 million for charity and good causes since 2016, as highlighted in the SRC’s Report into Retail Charitable Giving 2018; notes that through their shops and online operations throughout Scotland retailers raise money and support for charity …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
18th December 2018
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NO CONFIDENCE IN HER MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House has no confidence in Her Majesty's Government.
51 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Liberal Democrat: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
7th January 2019
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EU CITIZENS' RIGHTS AND THE SETTLED STATUS SCHEME

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House condemns the Settled Status scheme for non-UK EU citizens as discriminatory and unnecessary; believes that people who have chosen to make their lives here under the auspices of the EU’s Freedom of Movement should be welcome to stay without any documentation or payment of a fee and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
18th December 2018
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UNIVERSAL CREDIT ROLLOUT

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House calls upon the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to do all that she can to ensure that nobody is worse off financially as a result of transitioning from legacy benefits onto universal credit; asks that the Government increases funding for universal credit, beyond that promised …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
17th December 2018
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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GAELIC BOOKS COUNCIL

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House congratulates the Gaelic Books Council on celebrating its 50th anniversary; understands that the inaugural meeting of the Gaelic Books Council, chaired by Derick Thomson, took place in December 1968 at the University of Glasgow; recognises that, in the subsequent 50 years, the Gaelic Books Council has worked …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th December 2018
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70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That his House notes that Human Rights Day on 10 December 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to regardless of race, religion, sex or political belief; supports the principle of equal …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
10th December 2018
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DWP CHRISTMAS BONUS

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
This House notes with concern that the Department for Work and Pensions Christmas bonus paid to benefit claimants has not been up-rated since it was introduced in 1972 and remains at £10; further notes recent reports that the bonus is being discontinued under universal credit; highlights that, according to the …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th December 2018
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APPOINTMENT OF CATRIONA MACINNES AS EDITOR OF THE COURIER

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House congratulates the new editor of The Courier, Catriona MacInnes, on her appointment following a successful year of running the award-winning regional daily newspaper covering Tayside and Fife as Acting Editor; notes that she is the only female editor of a daily newspaper in Scotland; believes that this …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th December 2018
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CATALAN PRISONERS' HUNGER STRIKE

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House expresses its deep concern over the decision of two jailed Catalan political prisoners, Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Turull, to commence an indefinite hunger strike in protest against the refusal of the Spanish Constitutional Court to respond to eight appeals filed by the defendants regarding the charges against …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
3rd December 2018
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UNIVERSAL CREDIT - ZERO HOURS CONTRACTS

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes that it is Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) policy that universal credit claimants can be sanctioned if they either refuse to work or leave voluntarily a zero-hours contract; further notes that this is not the case under the legacy system; is aware that zero-hours contracts …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
29th November 2018
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SCAMMING INDUSTRY IN THE UK

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises the increasing sophistication of the scamming industry; notes that, according to UK Finance, more than £500 million was stolen by scammers in the first six months of 2018; further notes that mobile banking fraud had risen by 54 per cent in the same period in 2017, …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 7
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
29th November 2018
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REMOVAL OF IMPLIED CONSENT UNDER UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House notes with deep concern that the system of implied consent which existed under the legacy benefits system has been removed under universal credit; believes that this will make it more difficult for claimants with complex needs to make claims to universal credit; further believes that this will …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 8
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
22nd November 2018
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REPRISALS OF FEMALE POLITICAL PRISONERS AND VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND SEXUAL ABUSE IN BAHRAIN

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House condemns the Bahraini authorities' torture, sexual assault, ill-treatment and unfair trials of women targeted for politically-motivated charges; deplores the assault of Hajer Mansoor, Medina Ali and Najah Yusuf in September 2018, led by the head of Bahrain's Isa Town Women's Detention Centre, Major Mariam Albardoli; highlights that …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 12
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
21st November 2018
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CIVIL WAR IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House regrets the civil war in Syria, now into its seventh year, which has claimed an estimated 400,000 lives and led to 11 million people, half of the Syrian population, being forced to leave their homes; notes that in addition to the massive civilian casualties, there has been …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th November 2018
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UNITED NATIONS REPORT ON EXTREME POVERTY IN THE UK

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House condemns the immoral widespread extreme poverty in the UK as detailed by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights; observes the central role played by this UK Government, particularly by the DWP, in deepening this ongoing poverty crisis since 2010 through ideological social …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th November 2018
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BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House is alarmed by the election of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's president; notes his support for the former dictatorship in Brazil and his remarks that it should have killed tens of thousands of more people; further notes his statements in favour of torture and extrajudicial police …
68 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
15th November 2018
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TREATMENT OF EU CITIZENS SINCE THE EU REFERENDUM

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House expresses its concern for the status and identity of EU citizens living in the UK; notes that since the referendum on the UK leaving the EU, many EU citizens in the UK have felt increasingly unwelcome; further notes worrying reports of increased harassment; is concerned at figures …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
30th October 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th December 2018

FAMINE AND CHOLERA IN YEMEN

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
That this House notes the scale of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which has deepened since the outbreak of civil war in March 2015; further notes that since the beginning of the conflict over 50,000 civilians have died, over 13 million people are at risk of starvation and 20 million …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
23rd October 2018
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US WITHDRAWAL FROM INTERMEDIATE RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House is deeply concerned by the announcement on 20 October 2018 by the US President of the decision to withdraw the US from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF); notes that withdrawal from the INF will serve to undermine international attempts to curb nuclear proliferation; further notes that …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th December 2018
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VISAS FOR FESTIVAL PERFORMERS

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House recognises the reports from UK festival organisers of increasingly onerous bureaucratic burdens, delays and refusals of visit visas for international artists invited to attend their events, including the world leading festivals in Edinburgh; expresses concern that frustrations with the process, coupled with increasing perceptions of the UK …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd May 2018
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UK ARMS EXPORTS TO ISRAEL

Tabled by: Richard Burden (Labour - Birmingham, Northfield)
That this House notes with concern that UK licences have been granted in the past two years for the export to Israel of categories of arms and arms components including sniper and assault rifles, pistols, weapon sights, targeting equipment, ammunition for small arms and grenades, smoke canisters, tanks, combat and …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
19th November 2018
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SCOTTISH SHOWMEN'S GUILD ANNUAL LUNCHEON 2018

Tabled by: David Linden (Scottish National Party - Glasgow East)
That this House commends the recent annual luncheon held by the Scottish Section of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel in Glasgow on 16 November 2018; notes that the luncheon was supported by Councillors, Members of the Scottish Parliament, Members of the UK Parliament and …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
19th November 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 19th November 2018

TAY CITY DEAL FUNDING

Tabled by: Stewart Hosie (Scottish National Party - Dundee East)
That this House calls on the Government to match the Scottish Government's committed £200 million contribution towards the Tay City Deal by providing an additional £50 million to the £150 million the Government has already offered; notes the Government has already short-changed Scottish deals in Aberdeen, Inverness and Stirling and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2018
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GLOBAL DISABILITY SUMMIT COMMITMENTS

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises the importance of disability inclusive development; acknowledges progress made at the Global Disability Summit co-hosted by the Governments of the UK and Kenya and the International Disability Alliance on 24 July 2018, and the importance of commitments made to ensure people with disabilities are empowered across …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 9
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
12th November 2018
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REMEMBERING HMY IOLAIRE

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House remembers that more than 200 sailors lost their lives when HMY Iolaire sank on 1 January 1919 as it approached Stornoway Harbour bringing sailors home from the war, just yards from shore and within sight of home; and commends all those in Na h-Eileanan an lar involved …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 15
Conservative: 11
Independent: 6
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th November 2018
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SCOTTISH WOMEN'S FOOTBALL CUP FINAL 2018

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House congratulates all those involved in the 2018 SSE Scottish Women's Football Cup Final, held at Partick Thistle's Firhill Stadium in Glasgow on 4 November 2018; further congratulates Hibernian on winning the cup for the third consecutive time, with an 8-0 win over Motherwell who appeared in a …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
29th October 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 5th November 2018

DELSIE GAYLE AND RYANAIR

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House notes the entirely unprovoked and racist verbal attack on Ms Delsie Gayle onboard a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London; further notes that Ryanair failed to move the perpetrator but instead moved Ms Gayle to another seat; points out that Ryanair have still not contacted Ms Gayle …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
31st October 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 31st October 2018

ISLE OF HARRIS DISTILLERY WINS THE 2018 SCOTTISH GIN AWARDS

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House congratulates the Isle of Harris Distillery on winning Scottish distillery of the year at the 2018 Scottish Gin Awards with its fantastic Harris Gin; commends the work of the staff and those associated at the distillery; recognises its success in achieving its mission of a social distillery, …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th October 2018
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ROSYTH EATS

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House congratulates Edible and Tasty Spaces (EATS) Rosyth on its success at a raft of recent awards ceremonies; notes that EATS Rosyth won the Best Community Group Award at the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards 2018 and the Community Champion Award at the Dunfermline Press Awards; further notes …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
30th October 2018
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DUNFERMLINE CENTRAL MOSQUE

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House congratulates Dunfermline Central Mosque on its success at the first ever British Beacon Mosque Awards; notes that Dunfermline Central Mosque won the Best Outreach Programme award for its work in the community; further notes that it was the only Scottish mosque at the awards ceremony in London …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
26th October 2018
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PUBLIC OWNERSHIP OF WATER IN ENGLAND

Tabled by: Alex Sobel (Labour (Co-op) - Leeds North West)
That this House recognises the great strength of public anger at the behaviour of England's private water companies; notes that contrary to the claims of the water industry, a recent paper published by Greenwich University's Public Services International Research Unit has found that private water shareholders have benefited from £56 …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
23rd October 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th October 2018

UNIVERSAL CREDIT AND DISABLED CHILDREN

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern that, under universal credit, at least 100,000 families with disabled children will be worse off by some £1,750 per year; notes that this is due to the lower rate of child disability addition being set at £29.10 per week, representing a 54 per cent …
95 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Scottish National Party: 26
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Crossbench: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd October 2018

SAUDI ARABIA AND VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is concerned about Saudi Arabia’s on-going violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law; acknowledges that serious and systematic violations are being committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen; notes with alarm that since 2015 the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly undertaken 18,000 airstrikes, one-third …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 58
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
17th October 2018
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THE MISSELLING OF TIMESHARES

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House is concerned that the sale of membership of timeshare schemes and products often involves practices which are psychologically manipulative, use misleading information and unfairly exploit vulnerable, often elderly, consumers, leading to those consumers taking out very expensive borrowing commitments which they cannot afford; notes that the sale …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 18
Conservative: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Reclaim Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
4th September 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th October 2018

100 HEROINES CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House recognises the work of The Royal Photographic Society in initiating its Hundred Heroines: Celebrating Women in Photography Today campaign, which is an international campaign to highlight inspirational women in photography on the centenary year of women's suffrage and redefine the status of women in contemporary photography; recognises …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th September 2018
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PROFESSOR ALASTAIR S. McDONALD, GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates Professor Alastair S. Macdonald of Glasgow School of Art on receiving the Best Research award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council; appreciates the contribution of his design-led research in addressing the global challenge of anti-microbial resistance; recognises his collaboration with a range of colleagues from …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th September 2018
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MARY BARBOUR AWARDS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates the winners of 2018's Mary Barbour Awards; understands that the awards were established by Parkhead Housing Association to recognise the unique role that women have contributed to the city of Glasgow; recognises that many women in Glasgow have followed the example set by Mary Barbour in …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
12th September 2018
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SALVATION ARMY EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes the dedication of the Salvation Army in responding to major incidents; understands that in recent years it has attended many emergencies in Glasgow Central constituency, including the fires in Sauchiehall Street and the Clutha helicopter crash; notes that it offers practical assistance, as well as emotional …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
6th September 2018
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DEPORTATION OF KWEKU ADOBOLI

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House notes with concern the Home Office's decision to deport Kweku Adoboli from the UK; recognises that Kweku has lived in the UK since he was 12 years old and has worked and resided in the country for the last 26 years; further notes the good work that …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 11
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd July 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 6th September 2018

CHILDCARE VOUCHERS No. 2

Tabled by: Catherine McKinnell (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne North)
That this House notes that the Government is closing Childcare Vouchers to new entrants from 4 October 2018 without having conducted a proper analysis of the winners and losers from removing the scheme and replacing it with Tax-Free Childcare, despite a recommendation to so do by the Treasury Select Committee; …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
4th September 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 4th September 2018

SCOTLAND QUALIFY FOR WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Scotland on qualifying for the Women's World Cup for the first time following a famous victory in Albania; notes that this achievement highlights the huge progress made in the women's game in Scotland in recent years; recognises the fantastic work done by manager Shelley Kerr and …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th July 2018
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TERMINAL ILLNESS AND BENEFITS ELIGIBILITY

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House notes with concern that many people with terminal illnesses who are expected to live longer than six months cannot claim for benefits under the special rules due to the Department of Work and Pensions' definition of terminal illness which states that eligibility is dependent on whether the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 9
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th July 2018
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MAGGIE'S DUNDEE PENGUIN PARADE

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House congratulates Maggie's Dundee and the numerous volunteers on the launch of Maggie's Penguin Parade trail; notes that this was the culmination of the dedication and enthusiasm of staff at the centre and the wider Dundee community; welcomes the involvement of local schools in the project and acknowledges …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th July 2018
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80 YEARS OF THE BEANO

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House congratulates Dundee publisher DC Thomson on its exhibition to celebrate 80 years of its iconic comic magazine, The Beano; commends Beano Studios and The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum's fantastic wheeze to join forces and rename Dundee's historic McManus Galleries in Dundee, the McMenace for the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
4th July 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 12th July 2018

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PIPER ALPHA DISASTER

Tabled by: Alex Cunningham (Labour - Stockton North)
That this House notes with sadness the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster which claimed the lives of 167 offshore workers on 6 July 1988; extends a message of condolence and support to the families, friends and workmates affected by this profound and enduring loss; further notes that Lord …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3rd July 2018
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FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF POPPY SCOTLAND INVERNESS DROP IN CENTRE

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Poppy Scotland's drop-in centre in Inverness on the recent celebration of its fifth anniversary; notes that the charity, which helps ex-service personnel and their families, has helped with over 3,000 enquiries since it opened its doors on Strothers Lane in 2013; further notes that there are …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
3rd July 2018
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RETIREMENT AND PAPAL AWARD FOR HEADTEACHER OF ST JOSEPH'S PRIMARY SCHOOL INVERNESS

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Mrs Christine Cameron, the Head Teacher of St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Inverness, on her award of the Papal Medal Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, in recognition of her nearly 40 years of association with the school, first as a pupil, then as a teacher and …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 25th June 2018

IMPLEMENTATION OF £2 STAKE ON FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House welcomes the Government's decision to cut the stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to £2; acknowledges that a £2 stake is now supported by parties across this House; notes that a reduced stake will greatly improve the lives of problem and at-risk gamblers, as well as their …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 21
Conservative: 7
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th June 2018

70TH ANNIVERSARY OF GLENROTHES NEW TOWN

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House notes that 30 June 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Glenrothes New Town; celebrates the town's growth and success over the years since 1948; records its appreciation of the work by the former Glenrothes Development Corporation (GDC), local authorities, public and third sector bodies, …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th June 2018
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SCOTLAND ACHIEVES 100 PERCENT UNICEF BABY FRIENDLY ACCREDITATION

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House warmly congratulates Scotland on becoming the first nation in the UK to achieve 100 per cent Unicef baby friendly accreditation in both maternity and community services; appreciates the efforts of public health and healthcare staff in achieving the accreditation; thanks National Maternal and Infant Nutrition coordinator Linda …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th June 2018
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NEW MIGRANT WORKER SCHEME FOR THE FISHING INDUSTRY

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House notes the need for a new migrant worker scheme that allows for a number of non-EEA nationals to work in the UK inshore fishing industry with work permits of up to 10 months annually; recognises the significant shortage of fishermen currently working in the UK inshore fleet, …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 18th June 2018

ANTARCTIC OCEAN SANCTUARY

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House urges the Government to fulfil the demands of Greenpeace UK and use its role on the Antarctic Ocean Commission to help build an 1.8 million square kilometre Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary in the continent's Weddell Sea to protect its marine life when the organisations makes its decision in …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th June 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th June 2018

CONNECTING CARERS

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises the vital work carers do in our communities every day; pays tribute to Connecting Carers for its work to create a better life for unpaid carers across the Highlands; and commends its commitment to ensuring unpaid carers are acknowledged and supported in their work, and that …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th June 2018
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ROHHAD ASSOCIATION

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes and praises the dedicated fundraising campaign by the ROHHAD Association that recently held its Annual Charity Ball with the proceeds being used to fund medical research towards finding a cure for all of the children battling Rapid Onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation and Autonomic Nervous …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th June 2018
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CRICKET SCOTLAND AND VICTORY AGAINST ENGLAND

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates the Scottish Cricket Team on its historic victory over England at the One-Day International at the Grange in Edinburgh; notes that this was a great team performance but highlights Calum MacLeod's contribution, in particular recording 140 runs from 94 balls; welcomes the fact that this result, …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
7th June 2018
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PROCESSIONS AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE SUFFRAGETTES

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House notes that 10 June 2018 will see tens of thousands of women, girls and those who identify as women or non-binary taking part in PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork taking place simultaneously in Edinburgh, Cardiff, London and Belfast to mark 100 years of some women getting the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th June 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th June 2018

MILTON OF LEYS PRIMARY SCHOOL DEFIBRILLATOR

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Milton of Leys Primary School on its fundraising efforts; notes that the funds it raised has allowed it to buy a defibrillator which is situated outside the school; commends it for its initiative to fundraise for such an important piece of equipment; and encourages other schools …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
6th June 2018
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COLIN BAILLIE AWARDED FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF INVERNESS

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House commends Colin Baillie MBE on receiving the Freedom of the City of Inverness; recognises his dedication, commitment and enthusiasm to his lifelong career of coaching sports to children, in particular rugby and athletics; notes his work with Inverness Highland Games for over four decades; further recognises the …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 4th June 2018

PUB CLOSURES

Tabled by: Toby Perkins (Labour - Chesterfield)
This House notes that pubs are at the heart of communities across the UK; welcomes ongoing cross-party efforts to protect the British pub; acknowledges that an increasing number of pubs are diversifying in order to provide an ever more valuable and enjoyable offer to their customers; further notes that pubs …
116 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 57
Scottish National Party: 25
Conservative: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd May 2018

IMPRISONMENT OF TIBETAN LANGUAGE ACTIVIST

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House condemns the sentence of five years imprisonment from the Chinese Authorities for Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk; notes that human rights groups, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have condemned the sentence; further notes that Tashi Wangchuk has peacefully and consistently advocated for rights for the …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Conservative: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st May 2018
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CELTIC FOOTBALL CLUB - DOUBLE TREBLE WINNERS

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House congratulates all the players and management of Celtic Football Club on winning the 2018 Scottish Cup having beaten Motherwell FC by two goals to nil, thanks to goals from Callum McGregor and Olivier Ntcham thereby securing an unprecedented double-treble of back-to-back SPFL titles, Scottish League Cups and …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 1
14th May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd May 2018

FEES FOR REGISTERING CHILDREN AS BRITISH CITIZENS

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House believes that tens of thousands of children born and living in the UK and entitled to register as British citizens under the British Nationality Act 1981 are nevertheless undocumented and therefore unable to acces public services, social security, private rented accommodation, the labour market and many other …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
28th March 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
That this House notes the Government's publication of the Civil Liability Bill; supports the Government's intention to reduce fraudulent and frivolous claims; expresses concern that vulnerable road users (VRUs), including cyclists, pedestrians, horse riders and motorcyclists, will be swept up within the scope of the Bill and the broader personal …
91 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
24th April 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 16th May 2018

20th ANNIVERSARY OF REFUGEE WEEK

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House celebrates the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week which lasts from 18 to 24 June 2018; notes that the refugee crisis has uprooted almost 50 million children from their homes who are now vulnerable to exploitation, abuse and trafficking; further celebrates this year's message for Refugee Week, Different …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
15th May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th May 2018

MOTHERWELL FOOTBALL CLUB

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House congratulates Motherwell Football Club on successfully reaching a second domestic cup final this season; wishes all associated with the club good luck ahead of the Scottish Cup final with Celtic on 19 May 2018; acknowledges that two successful cup runs and a seventh place finish have been …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
9th May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th May 2018

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned by the decision of 8 May 2018 by the President of the United States of America to withdraw the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and re-impose economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran; is disappointed that this decision was …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
1st May 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 14th May 2018

REFERRAL OF BURMA TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House expresses concern that Min Aung Hlaing, Commander in Chief of the Burmese military, has paid no real price for the military offensive against the Rohingya which began in August 2017; notes that around 700,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee to Bangladesh, joining the more than 300,000 …
88 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
8th May 2018
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ME AWARENESS WEEK 2018

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Week from 6 to 12 May 2018, which aims to highlight the impact this invisible illness has on 250,000 people across the UK; recognises the fantastic work campaigners and charities are doing to highlight ME as a physical condition which is not …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 35
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd May 2018
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DOUBLE WIN FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE AT THE GUARDIAN UNIVERSITY AWARDS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that the University of Strathclyde has been recognised at the Guardian University Awards 2018; understands that the awards were given in recognition of the Strathclyde Cares and TransEDU projects, which seek to support care leavers and transgender people applying to, studying at and working in the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd May 2018
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LIVING WAGE ACCREDITATION IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN GLASGOW

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that Firewater on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow is a Scottish Living Wage Employer; understands that, to date, Firewater is the only living wage accredited nightclub in the UK; believes that the real living wage benefits both workers and businesses; congratulates Firewater on obtaining living wage accreditation; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd May 2018
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FORESTRY AND SUSTAINABILITY AWARD RECOGNITION

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Jonathan Hawick on his recent achievement as part of his Forest Management course at the University of the Highlands and Islands; notes that he was awarded the Savills Forestry and Sustainability Award from real estate firm Savills after producing an outstanding land management plan as part …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
2nd May 2018
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GLASGOW UNIVERSITIES AMONGST TOP 50 IN UK

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes the recent publication of the Complete University Guide 2019 League Tables; understands that three Glasgow universities have appeared in the top 50 rankings of that guide; further understands that the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde were ranked 24th and 40th respectively, whilst the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 2
25th April 2018
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IMMIGRATION

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Detention Centre (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 411), dated 22 March 2018, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 March, be annulled.
114 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 77
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
25th April 2018
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IMMIGRATION

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 410), dated 22 March 2018, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 March, be annulled.
118 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 81
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
1st May 2018
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KILTED LOBSTER RESTAURANT STOCKBRIDGE

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House warmly congratulates the independent chef-owned Kilted Lobster restaurant in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, on winning the 2018 Small Business Big Heart Award; recognises that the Small Business Big Heart Award seeks to celebrate small businesses that support the local community and deliver a strong social message; commends the success …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
27th March 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Friday 27th April 2018

CENTRAL EQUINE DATABASE

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House is concerned that when the Central Equine Database (CED) is fully launched that there will be no statutory obligation to enforce equine identification nor severe consequences for non-­compliance; notes that the absence of equine identification allows situations of horses living at the absolute baseline of survival to …
71 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 3
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
25th April 2018
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GLASGOW WOMEN'S LIBRARY CENTENARY FUND SUCCESS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that Glasgow Women's Library has received £90,000 from the Scottish Government's Centenary Fund; understands that the Fund has been established to celebrate 100 years since women first gained the right to vote and has offered £500,000 for a range of projects across Scotland to mark this …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2018
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RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATHOGENESIS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises the important research carried out at the Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis Centre of Excellence at the University of Glasgow, funded by Arthritis Research UK, where scientists are understand how and why rheumatoid arthritis starts, why the disease attacks the joints and why it doesn't stop, with an …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2018
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GLASGOW FIRMS TRIUMPH AT FSB AWARDS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises that three Glasgow-based businesses enjoyed success at the recent FSB Small Business Awards 2018 Scotland Area Final; understands that Cohesion Medical, based in Cessnock, won the Employer of the Year award, Cloud Cover IT, based in Bridgeton, won the Scale-Up Business of the Year award and …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2018
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60th ANNIVERSARY OF ST BRIGID'S PRIMARY SCHOOL

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises that St Brigid's Primary School in Toryglen celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2018; understands that the school first opened on 30 April 1958; believes that St Brigid 's Primary School has made a substantial contribution to educating youngsters in an area of Glasgow that has undergone …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2018
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PROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Stephen Hawking, the remarkable physicist, cosmologist and author, whose brilliance and persistence in the exploration of science inspired millions around the globe, notably through his book A Brief History of Time which helped non-scientists understand fundamental questions of physics …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2018
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TEAM SCOTLAND - GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Team Scotland on securing 44 medals at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games; notes that Team Scotland secured nine gold medals, 13 silver medals and 22 bronze medals; understands that this represents Scotland's most successful overseas Commonwealth Games ever; and thanks all the athletes and support …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2018
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JOHN (IAIN) MACLEOD

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House is saddened by the death of John MacLeod, a champion of Gaelic language and culture; recognises his tireless commitment to further the development of the Gaelic language throughout Scotland, including his active petitioning which achieved the establishment of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act of 2005 and establishment …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Plaid Cymru: 1
16th April 2018
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STUART COSGROVE

Tabled by: Pete Wishart (Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire)
That this House congratulates the celebrated Perthshire journalist, Stuart Cosgrove, on winning the 2018 Penderyn Music Book Prize, which, it understands, is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles, for Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul; notes that this is the second part of his epic trilogy …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
26th March 2018
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NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY REVIEW CONFERENCE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the 2018 Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference takes place between 23 April and 4 May; commemorates 2018 as the 50th anniversary of the NPT opening for signature; recognises the opportunity that this anniversary offers the Government to engage with global …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
28th February 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 16th April 2018

SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF MODERN SLAVERY

Tabled by: Lord Field of Birkenhead (Crossbench - Birkenhead)
That this House notes the lack of long-term support offered to victims of modern slavery; recognises the risk of victims being re-trafficked if they do not have a secure pathway to adequate levels of support, including a period of leave to remain; regrets the missed opportunities to convict more perpetrators …
85 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
26th March 2018
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SCOTLAND'S HISTORIC SITES AND THE YEAR OF YOUNG PEOPLE 2018

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House welcomes historic sites across Scotland lowering their drawbridges and opening their gates to young people for just £1 in celebration of the Year of Young People 2018; praises Historic Environment Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland, Historic Houses and Young Scot for working together to offer this …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th March 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st March 2018

EUROPEAN UNION CITIZENSHIP

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House notes its unanimous approval of the Motion in the name if Plaid Cymru on 7 March 2018 that it supports the maintenance of EU citizenship rights for Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish and English citizens; further notes that the range of rights and protections afforded to individuals as …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
19th March 2018
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NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE: NAMING AND SHAMING OF NON-COMPLIANT EMPLOYERS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the Government's commitment to come down hard on businesses that breach the National Minimum Wage; notes that a key plank of the Government's efforts to both raise awareness and discourage such breaches is the naming and shaming of non-compliant businesses by the Department for Business, Energy …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
16th March 2018
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ST ANTHONY'S PRIMARY SCHOOL

Tabled by: Mhairi Black (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire South)
That this House congratulates St Anthony's Primary School in Johnstone on being the first Scottish School to be awarded the UKLA Literacy School of the Year; commends the efforts of all the teachers, staff and pupils of St Anthony's Primary School for this achievement; welcomes Renfrewshire's Literacy Approach in conjunction …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th March 2018
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ST MUNGO'S ACADEMY DEBATE TEAM

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House warmly congratulates the St Mungo's Academy debate team on winning the 2018 Parliamentary World Debate Competition (PWDC) held in Tokyo, Japan; understands that the team were the first Scottish team to compete, and also the youngest competitors; notes that the purpose of the PWDC is to empower …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th March 2018
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STRATHDEARN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTS FUNDING SUCCESS

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House congratulates Strathdearn Community Developments on its successful application for a £500,000 grant to help build its new community hub in Tomatin; recognises that this funding will help to develop a 21st century community hub that will include a village shop and café, alongside the new community space …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th March 2018
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BAN ON THE SALE AND USE OF SHOCK COLLARS FOR DOGS

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House welcomes the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ consultation on banning the use of electronic shock collars for training dogs and other domestic pets in England; recognises that legislation on this would ensure England has a similar ban to Scotland and Wales where the devolved Governments …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
7th March 2018
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UNIVERSAL CREDIT SPLIT PAYMENTS

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House notes that the charities Women's Aid, Child Poverty Action Group, Surviving Economic Abuse and the Women's Budget Group have expressed concern regarding paying the combined universal credit payment of a couple into a single bank account; believes that paying recipient couples one joint payment, rather than individually, …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th March 2018
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018 AND RECOGNITION OF ENSAF HAIDAR

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House celebrates International Women's Day which is marked on 8 March 2018; acknowledges that this day helps celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world; recognises the role of the Saudi Arabian-Canadian human rights activist Ensaf Haidar, president of the Raif Badawi Foundation …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 3
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
25th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th March 2018

PROPOSED VISIT OF SAUDI CROWN PRINCE TO THE UK

Tabled by: Andy Slaughter (Labour - Hammersmith)
That this House regrets the Prime Minister's invitation to Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to visit the UK; notes that, as Minister of Defense, Mohammed bin Salman was widely associated with curtailing human rights, and that it was his decision to lead Saudi Arabia into war in …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th February 2018
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HOSPITAL CAR PARKING CHARGES - HEADWAY CASE STUDY 1

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House notes the vital support offered to those with a brain injury by Headway, the brain injury association; understands that brain injury can take many different forms and can lead to a patient staying in hospital for an indeterminate length of time; understands that family members and friends …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
20th February 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 27th February 2018

KILLIECRANKIE BATTLEFIELD SITE

Tabled by: Pete Wishart (Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire)
That this House believes that the UK's historic battlefield sites should be preserved and celebrated as part of national culture; recognises the importance and significance of the battlefield site at Killiecrankie and its iconic place in Scotland's history; notes that this was the first battle of the Jacobite wars in …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th February 2018
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PLASTIC FREE CAMPAIGN IN NA H-EILEANAN AN IAR

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House welcomes the campaign by Clean Coast Outer Hebrides aimed at encouraging our shores to become plastic free and encourages those using our shores to reduce their plastic usage and dumping; praises the good work they and other groups and individuals are doing across the Western Isles and …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
14th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th February 2018

LUCY'S LAW: IMMEDIATE BAN ON THE SALE OF PUPPIES BY PET SHOPS AND OTHER THIRD-PARTY COMMERCIAL DEALERS

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House calls for the immediate ban on the sale of puppies by pet shops and other third­party commercial dealers; recognises that implementing Lucy's Law will be a major step forward in putting an end to unnecessary animal cruelty and helping to eradicate forms of irresponsible dog breeding and …
92 signatures
(Most recent: 15 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 10
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
8th February 2018
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HISTORIC TIES BETWEEN SCOTLAND FRANCE AND THE AULD ALLIANCE TROPHY

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House celebrates the historic and continuing ties between Scotland and France; welcomes the creation of the Auld Alliance Trophy to be awarded annually when Scotland and France meet during the Six Nations; commemorates the memories of the 31 Scottish and 22 French international rugby players killed during the …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th February 2018
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KAYS CURLING STONES

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House congratulates the manufacturer Kays Curling Stones from Mauchline in Ayrshire, Scotland, the official supplier of granite curling stones to the Winter Olympic Games since 1998; recognises that the 2018 PyeongChang XXIII Winter Olympic Games in South Korea will mark 20 years since Kays Curling were established as …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
1st February 2018
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HITRANS AND THE INTERREF NORTH SEA REGION PROJECT

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises the ongoing work of HITRANS and the INTERREF North Sea Region Project to promote greener passenger transport and reduce CO2 emissions from remote and rural transport in the North Sea Region; and commends HITRANS on its key work in G-PaTRA to operate an electric bus, as …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1st February 2018
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KYLE MACKAY AND THE COMMUNITY OF KILTARLITY

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House commends the outstanding work of eight-year old Kyle Mackay in his efforts to salt the pavements of his home village Kiltarlity during snow days; notes that he showed overwhelming kindness and compassion in making sure the pavements were salted so nobody would get hurt; recognises the kindness …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st February 2018
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ALDI AND THE REAL LIVING WAGE

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House commends Aldi for introducing new, higher rates of pay for its employees; notes that employees outwith London will now be paid the real living wage of £8.75 an hour, deeming Aldi the highest paying supermarket in the UK; further notes that Aldi offer paid breaks, pensions and …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
14th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 31st January 2018

IMMIGRATION DETENTION OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND OTHER VULNERABLE PEOPLE

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That this House notes with concern the recent High Court judgment against the Government which found that the Home Office 's redefinition of torture in its flagship Adults at Risk immigration detention policy was unlawful; further notes that Mr Justice Ouseley ruled that the Home Office's decision to narrow the …
131 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
9th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th January 2018

CHILDCARE VOUCHERS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that childcare vouchers are a widely-used benefit that are popular with parents and employers alike, with more than 60,000 businesses of all sizes offering vouchers to more than 750,000 parents; further notes that, with childcare costs having risen faster than incomes in recent years, a large …
126 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 63
Scottish National Party: 34
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
25th January 2018
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GLASGOW - A TOP 10 PLACE TO GO IN 2018

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that Glasgow has made this year's The New York Times Annual Places to Go List, coming in at 10th place out of 52 global destinations; understands that The New York Times praised the range of culinary options on offer, including the wide range of wallet friendly …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
25th January 2018
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SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR THE CITIZEN'S THEATRE, GLASGOW

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House welcomes the award of an additional £1.5 million to the Citizen's Theatre from the Scottish Government; understands that this brings the Scottish Government's contribution to the ongoing redevelopment project to £4 million; believes that this funding, along with contribution from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £4.8 million, …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th January 2018
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SALE AND USE OF SHOCK COLLARS FOR DOGS

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House believes that dogs should not suffer pain during training as it is ineffective and cruel; considers that there is legitimate and growing public concern about the use of electronic shock collars and other forms of electronic training aids that can cause pain or distress to dogs, while …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 15
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
14th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th January 2018

DISABLED WORKERS AND PRODUCTIVITY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House warmly welcomes the Government's commitment, set out in the new employment strategy for disabled people, Improving Lives: the Future of Work, Health and Disability, to see one million more disabled people in work over the next 10 years; shares the Government's belief that the world of work …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
23rd January 2018
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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CELTIC CONNECTIONS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House congratulates Glasgow's annual Celtic Connections festival as it celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018; notes that the festival, which began in 1994 based in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall attracting around 32,000 visitors, now extends to over 300 events in 28 venues, including the SSE Hydro, and has …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 22nd January 2018

WELSH EU CONTINUITY BILL

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House welcomes the National Assembly for Wales's unanimous decision on 17 January 2018 to vote in favour of Steffan Lewis AM's Member's legislative proposal to bring forward a Welsh EU Continuity Bill to protect Welsh democracy; notes with alarm that clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill puts …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
16th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th January 2018

MACHEN TRUST

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates the Machen Trust on securing a grant of £5,000 from the Corra Foundation 2017 Awards towards the salary of the full-time Children's Worker to work in Strutherhill and Hareleeshill; acknowledges the work that this group does to encourage, enable and empower young people; and commends the …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th January 2018

MR DAVID HASTINGS

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House understands that after 10 years in the position as the Chief Executive of Strathleven Regeneration C.I.C., Mr David Hastings has announced his intention to stand down in February 2018; notes that under his tenure the company has surpassed its original target of attracting £60 million of investment …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th January 2018

LORD CORNET-ELECT, GARY WINNING

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Gary Winning on being selected as Lord Cornet-elect 2018, the traditional flag bearer of the Lanimers celebrations;·recognises Lanark as the only Royal Burgh to continue its charter condition of annual examination of March, or boundary, stones from 1140 to the present day; commends Gary on his …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th January 2018

MILAN LUNCH AND SOCIAL CLUB

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates the Milan Lunch and Social Club on securing £2,600 from the Corra Foundation 2017 Awards towards running costs of its lunch club; acknowledges the work this group does to support 35 older people from a BAME community by holding a lunch club twice a week; celebrates …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
16th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th January 2018

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS ENABLING YOUTH PROJECT

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Community Volunteers Enabling Youth Project on securing £5,000 from Corra Foundation 2017 Awards towards the salary of the full-time Befriending Leader; acknowledges that this group recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders for vulnerable young people; and celebrates the work this group does to ensure that young …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th January 2018
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th January 2018

16th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF GUANTÁNAMO BAY CAMP

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House notes that 11 January 2018 marks the 16th anniversary of the opening of the Guantánamo Bay Prison Camp; further notes that 41 men remain imprisoned at the camp, including five men who were approved for release by the previous US Administration; notes that over half of the …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th January 2018
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SOUTH WEST WRITERS GROUP

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House congratulates the South West Writers Group, based in Shortlees, Kilmarnock, on securing a £3,379 grant from the National Lottery via Creative Scotland; welcomes that this funding is being used to allow people of all ages from East Ayrshire to express their writing abilities via projects that incorporate …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 21st December 2017

FALUN GONG AND HARVESTING ORGANS

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House calls on the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to condemn the persecution of Falun Gong and the crime of harvesting organs from Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience in China.
33 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Labour: 5
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Crossbench: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
6th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 21st December 2017

RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House notes with dismay that Donald Trump, President of the USA, has declared that the US has formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that the US Embassy in Israel will relocate from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; further notes that no other country currently has an …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
20th December 2017
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AYRSHIRE INDEPENDENT LIVING NETWORK

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House congratulates Ayrshire Independent Living Network on being awarded Best Disability Group at the inaugural Scottish Diversity Awards, which seek to promote the importance of equality in today's society and recognise our cultural diversity; notes the valuable contribution made by all the finalists; commends the hard work, dedication …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th December 2017
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EAST KILBRIDE REVO GOLD AWARD

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House celebrates the success of East Kilbride's shopping centre in receiving the prestigious Revo Gold Award which recognises outstanding achievement in the UK's retail industry; understands that this undercover shopping centre is the largest in Scotland with over 150 high street retailers; congratulates the development of the state …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2017

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUNDING FOR THE CITIZEN'S THEATRE, GLASGOW

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that the Citizen's Theatre has been awarded £4.8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its ongoing redevelopment project; understands that this award will ensure the preservation of the Citizen's Theatre's status as an outstanding example of original Victorian architecture in Glasgow, whilst adding modern facilities …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2017

NATIONAL SIKH WAR MEMORIAL

Tabled by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Labour - Slough)
That this House appreciates the extraordinary bravery and sacrifices of Sikh soldiers in service of Great Britain, including during both World Wars, and supports the erection of a permanent national monument in a prime central London location to commemorate and highlight these contributions; notes that for over a decade there …
265 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 167
Conservative: 33
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 15
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
6th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2017

ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANISATIONS

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House notes the Department of Health consultation on Accountable Care Organisations which closed on 3 November 2017, which proposes changes to regulations required to facilitate the operation of an NHS Standard Contract (Accountable Care Models); further notes that the consultation states that the Government proposes to lay these …
158 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 114
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 13
Liberal Democrat: 6
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th November 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2017

DEFENDING ACADEMIC PENSIONS

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises that academic staff in universities make a vital contribution to ensuring the supply of skilled graduates to UK businesses; believes all staff working in universities should have access to a secure and decent pension; notes with concern the proposal by Universities UK to close the defined …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 14
Independent: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th December 2017

THE NATIONAL MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE FOR SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House welcomes the announcement from the Scottish Government that the £65 million National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland will be based in lnchinnan in Renfrewshire; notes that the partnership between the Scottish Government, Renfrewshire Council and the University of Strathclyde will be an industry-led international centre of manufacturing expertise …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th December 2017

ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND RENFREW TOWN CENTRE CLOSURE

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House criticises the decision of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to close its popular Renfrew town centre bank branch; notes the anger that this decision has caused among the people of Renfrew and the local businesses, particularly as this is a busy branch which has just undergone …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2017

DETENTION OF JAGTAR SINGH JOHAL IN INDIA

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the concerns of Sikh communities across the UK regarding the circumstances of the detention of Jagtar Singh Johal on 4 November 2017 in India; believes that there should be no place for the use of torture or mistreatment anywhere in the world; is concerned about reports …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 27
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 7th December 2017

ADOPTION ALLOWANCE FOR SELF EMPLOYED PEOPLE

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House recognises that people who adopt do so out of love and care and ought to receive parity in financial support to that of birth parents; further recognises that though there is such parity for employees, there is an unjustifiable inequality in financial support for self employed adopters; …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
5th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th December 2017

MODEL UNITED NATIONS IN WEST FIFE

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House congratulates the UN Association Scotland on the success of the first ever Model United Nation (MUN) conference for primary schools in Scotland; applauds the effort and enthusiasm shown by the pupils who took part from Cairneyhill, Culross, McLean, Pittencrief and Townhill primary schools; thanks Lord Bruce, who …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
22nd November 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th December 2017

ZACK KERR'S CHANGING PLACES TOILETS CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Graham P Jones (Labour - Hyndburn)
That this House believes that there is inadequate provision of toilet facilities at motorway service stations for over 250,000 disabled people in the UK who wish to use such facilities; notes the campaign and petition led by Zack Kerr to encourage the introduction of Changing Places Toilets in every motorway …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
4th December 2017
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ROCCO AWARDS 2017

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates all the award winners and nominees at the 2017 ROCCO awards ceremony; notes that the ROCCOs are the annual business awards for the Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce, with 470 people attending this year's event held at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew; recognises that this year's event …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th December 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2017

CDN COLLEGE AWARDS 2017, WEST COLLEGE SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates West College Scotland on winning the Innovative College Award and the Health Promoting College Award at the prestigious CDN College Awards 2017; acknowledges that the CDN College Awards recognise the talents, skills and achievements of colleges, their staff and learners, and that they showcase the impact …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
28th November 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th November 2017

GENEROUS GIFT TO GLASGOW UNIVERSITY

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House recognises the generosity of Joan Muir for gifting a rare collection of the complete works of Robert Burns in braille to the University of Glasgow; commends Bill Nolan, the Irvine Burns Club Secretary, for his part in the decision to offer the collection in perpetuity to the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
28th November 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th November 2017

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN SCOTLAND'S SCHOOLS

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House celebrates the accomplishments of the Tarbolton Community Campus, South Ayrshire Council, and Scottish Futures Trust Team; extends congratulations to all three organisations on winning the Award for Innovation in Delivering a Sustainable Education Facility at the Education Buildings Scotland Awards 2017; welcomes Scotland's efforts to ensure learning …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
28th November 2017
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JORDANHILL SCHOOL, GLASGOW

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House congratulates the staff and students of Jordanhill School on their recognition in the Sunday Times Schools Guide 2018; recognises that the school was ranked as the top state secondary school in Scotland; notes that 79 per cent of students gained five or more Highers graded A to …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th November 2017
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COISIR GHAIDHLIG AN OBAIN-OBAN GAELIC CHOIR

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House acknowledges the significant contribution made by the Coisir Ghaidhlig an Obain, the Oban Gaelic Choir, in promoting and preserving the Gaelic language through song and poetry for well over a century; appreciates the hugely important role played in recent years by the current director and conductor, Sileas …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Plaid Cymru: 1
25th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 20th November 2017

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House notes the findings published by Leonard Cheshire Disability, as part of its Untapped Talent campaign on disability employment, that 60 per cent of young disabled people said they did not receive the right support in order to move towards employment; encourages the Government to do more to …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
14th November 2017
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2017 MÒD LOCHABER

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House celebrates the accomplishments of the Royal National Mòd 2017 and congratulates the organisers, An Comunn Gaidhealachd, on the success of the 2017 Mòd Lochaber; recognises that this year was the 125th anniversary of the very first Mòd which was held in Oban; acknowledges the record entry of …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st November 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st November 2017

IMPACT OF TWO CHILD RESTRICTION ON FAMILIES

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises the damaging effects that the two-child restriction on universal credit and child tax credits is having, and will continue to have, on families across the UK; notes that the impact will be particularly acute in Northern Ireland where, according to Office for National Statistics data, the …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th October 2017
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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL PLAN FOR BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House welcomes the Scottish Government's national plan for British Sign Language (BSL), the first of its kind anywhere in the UK; recognises the plan's ambition to make Scotland the best place in the world for deaf and deafblind BSL users to live, work and visit; notes that among …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
20th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 26th October 2017

ENDING COSMETICS ANIMAL TESTING GLOBALLY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is proud of the UK's leadership in ending animal testing for cosmetics; notes that the EU and several other countries have also ended this unnecessary practice; believes that it is now in the interests of animals, consumers and a fair platform for UK industry and international trade …
116 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 8
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
9th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th October 2017

BAN ON IMPORT OF CAT AND DOG FUR

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House calls on the Government to guarantee that EU bans on the import of cat and dog fur and commercial seal products will remain in place when the UK leaves the EU; and notes that the UK played key roles in the introduction of both of these bans …
72 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
24th October 2017
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CATALAN DELEGATION TO THE UK

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House is concerned by a threat to the Catalan delegation to the UK in London following a threatened power grab by Prime Minister Rajoy over Catalonia; and believes that the Catalan democracy should be maintained and that the Representation in London should be retained also.
27 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 23rd October 2017

SCOTTISH FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE VAT

Tabled by: Martin Whitfield (Labour - East Lothian)
That this House notes the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) continues to be liable for VAT, which means that it has 20 per cent greater running costs than equivalent services in England and Wales; further notes that this anomaly was apparent when the SFRS was formed; recognises that the …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

ARCTIC AMBASSADOR

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House urges the Government to appoint an Arctic Ambassador to represent its interests in the polar regions; believes that doing so would ensure greater focus on British-Arctic affairs, allow greater scrutiny and coordination of British-Arctic policy development, provide a central point for initiating trade missions to the region …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

RETIREMENT OF MANAGER OF DUMBARTON AREA COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House thanks Cathie Dennett, the Manager of Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA), who is retiring after 25 years of service; notes that DACA is a community-based alcohol service providing advice, information and counselling for people in West Dunbartonshire who are affected by their own or someone else's …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

SCOTTISH WOOD

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House recognises the contribution made to the West Fife economy and environment by Scottish Wood, a timber processing plant based at Inziewar Woods near Oakley in Dunfermline constituency; notes that Scottish Wood suppllies quality home grown timber, including oak, ash, beech, yew, elm and sycamore from environmentally sustainable …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

LIVING WAGE STATUS FOR WEST COLLEGE SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises that West College Scotland has officially been accredited as a Living Wage employer; notes that the living wage is independently calculated each year based on what employees and their families need to live and is currently calculated at £8.45 per hour; further notes that West College …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

FIFE SOCCER SEVENS

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House congratulates Fife Soccer Sevens, based in Dunfermline, on its 20th anniversary; notes that the group was founded in 1997 to support the development of young football players and coaches, and now has 177 teams affiliated with it and over 1,700 children registered to it; recognises the group's …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th October 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th October 2017

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF DUMBARTON AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S AID

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that Dumbarton and District Women's Aid celebrated its 30th anniversary of delivering services to women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse; welcomes the announcement from the Scottish Government that the group has been awarded three years of funding from the Equally Safe Violence Against …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
6th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 9th October 2017

NICE GUIDELINES ON ME

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House welcomes NICE's consultation with patients and their representatives on whether to review its clinical guidelines on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (CG53); notes that myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a serious, debilitating, chronic health condition affecting about 250,000 people in the UK, and is concerned that about half of the …
92 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
13th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th September 2017

GLASTRY ICE CREAM

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House congratulates Glastry Ice Cream, from Kircubbin in Strangford constituency, on securing a contract at Heathrow Airport which will see its product available for widespread distribution; further congratulates Glastry Ice Cream on its expansion in supplying Middle Eastern markets, such as Dubai; notes that it is a family-owned …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 1
12th September 2017
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SCOTTISH BLIND GOLF SOCIETY

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House congratulates the Scottish Blind Golf Society on receipt of funding from Cash4Clubs which it will use to invest in more golf equipment in order to further expand opportunities for local people to participate in the sport; notes that the Scottish Blind Golf Society, based in Dunfermline, is …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th September 2017
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JOAN HUTTON - 45 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE NHS IN GLENROTHES

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House congratulates Joan Hutton of Glenrothes on her recent retirement as receptionist at Glenwood Medical Practice in Glenrothes; records its thanks on behalf of generations of patients for the dedication Joan has demonstrated during 45 years of unbroken service with the same practice; and offers its best wishes …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 1
7th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th September 2017

IMMIGRATION DETENTION

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House welcomes the undercover journalism that led to the harrowing and disturbing footage broadcast during the BBC Panorama programme, Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets, on 4 September 2017; urges G4S to fully investigate any and all incidents of abuse and mistreatment by its staff towards people detained at Brook …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
11th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th September 2017

QUEEN'S AWARD FOR GLASGOW CENTRAL BUSINESSES

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that Clyde Space Ltd, ClinTec International Ltd and City Legacy have all been awarded Queen's Awards for Enterprise; understands that the Queen's Awards recognise outstanding achievements in businesses which operate in the fields of Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity; believes that the Awards …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th September 2017
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FAIRTRADE FOOTBALLS AT THE HOMELESS WORLD CUP 2017

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that the Homeless World Cup tournament took place in Oslo from 29 August to 5 September 2017; understands at Bala Sports Ltd, which is based in Glasgow Central constituency, was awarded the contract to provide Fairtrade footballs for the tournament; further understands that Bala Sports Ltd …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 11th September 2017

150 YEARS OF THE THEATRE ROYAL IN GLASGOW

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that the Theatre Royal in Glasgow will commemorate its 150th anniversary in 2017; understands that the Theatre Royal first opened in 1867 and, in addition to its role as the oldest active theatre in Glasgow, has served as the first television studio for STV and is …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
4th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 7th September 2017

PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF TRADE DEALS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned about the lack of parliamentary scrutiny and accountability of trade deals to which the UK is a party; and calls on the Government to ensure the right of Parliament to set a thorough mandate to govern each trade negotiation, with a remit for the devolved …
124 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 66
Scottish National Party: 35
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th September 2017
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THE CENTENARY OF THE BIRTH OF LEONARD CHESHIRE

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House commemorates the centenary of the birth of Leonard Cheshire, born on 7 September 1917; notes his significant achievements as a decorated officer in the Second World War, including leading No.617 Squadron, the Dambusters, and being awarded the Victoria Cross in 1944; recognises Leonard Cheshire's desire to help …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
6th September 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th September 2017

INVERARAY AND DISTRICT PIPE BAND WORLD CHAMPIONS 2017

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House congratulates Piper Major Stuart Liddell and everyone involved with the Inveraray and District Pipe Band on becoming the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Grade 1 World Champions for 2017, by securing no fewer than 12 first places out of a possible 16 over two days of fierce …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th September 2017

ASYLUM SUPPORT

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with deep concern the findings of the recent research report by Refugee Action, Slipping Through The Cracks, that a failure by the Home Office to follow its own guidance for supporting those seeking asylum in the UK is resulting in vulnerable people being wrongly denied assistance …
98 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th September 2017

PRACTICE OF FALUN GONG AND THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST ORGAN HARVESTING

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House notes the long-standing campaign against forced organ harvesting, and pays tribute to the sheer determination of all those who have dedicated so much time to bringing this issue to the attention of policy makers around the world; further notes that the Chinese Government has admitted that it …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
11th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th September 2017

TRANSPARENCY OF DEVELOPING COUNTRY DEBTS

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House expresses concern about the alleged secret loans given by London-based banks in 2013 to Mozambican companies, with Mozambique Government guarantees, and without approval of the Mozambique parliament; notes that over 90 per cent of sub-Saharan Africa Government international bonds are owed under UK law; calls for measures …
110 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 54
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
6th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th September 2017

SAINSBURY'S AND THE FAIRTRADE MARK

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House deeply regrets the decision by the supermarket Sainsbury's to drop the Fairtrade mark for its own-brand tea and develop its own certification scheme; notes that the Fairtrade Foundation is a respected organisation and part of a global network that strives to ensure that farmers and workers in …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2017

X PASSPORTS FOR PEOPLE WHO DO NOT ASSOCIATE WITH A PARTICULAR GENDER

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House recognises the support expressed in previous parliamentary sessions to address the issues faced by people whose identities are neither male nor female; believes that people are compromised and diminished as a result of inappropriate gender references on their personal identity information; acknowledges that all passports issued by …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
19th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th July 2017

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIFE GINGERBREAD

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House congratulates Fife Gingerbread on reaching its 30th anniversary; records its appreciation of the support the charity has given to 1,548 lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Fife in the last 12 months, and to thousands more over the last 30 years; notes that the organisation provides …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
18th July 2017
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GYPSY, TRAVELLER AND ROMA COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities are an important and distinct community of the UK; further notes that Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities continue to face discrimination in a broad range of areas, from education to encampment access; and calls on public authorities to work …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
11th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th July 2017

SOCIAL SECURITY

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 349), dated 9 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 13 March in the last Session of Parliament, be revoked.
97 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 35
Independent: 7
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th July 2017

SALE OF NHS PROFESSIONALS

Tabled by: Eleanor Smith (Labour - Wolverhampton South West)
That this House recognises the value and effectiveness of the NHS; notes the success of NHS Professionals in supplying short-term and flexible staff to NHS trusts with staffing gaps at a very low overhead cost; understands that private agencies perform the same function at a higher cost by charging expensive …
113 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
4th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 17th July 2017

PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF UK ARMS EXPORT CONTROLS

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House calls for the re-establishment of the Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC), as a matter of urgency, to provide scrutiny over current UK arms sales and the UK's arms export control regime post-Brexit; believes that CAEC should include Members from the following Committees: Business, Energy and Industrial …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
12th July 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th July 2017

SCOTTISH WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM AT EURO 2017

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates coach Anna Signeul, captain Gemma Fay and the rest of the Scotland Women's National Team for qualifying for the Women's Euro 2017 football tournament; notes that the tournament will be played in the Netherlands starting on 16 July 2017 with Scotland's first match being against England; …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 10th July 2017

ACTION TO TACKLE IVORY TRADE

Tabled by: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Bassetlaw)
That this House recognises that African elephants are facing an unprecedented crisis with an average of one killed every 15 minutes for its ivory; welcomes the action taken internationally by the Government to combat the ivory trade and protect elephants in their natural habitat; further recognises that both the illegal …
109 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
5th July 2017
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PAISLEY SMA' SHOT DAY

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House celebrates Paisley Sma' Shot Day which was organised on 1 July 2017; recognises that this annual event celebrates Paisley's radical past particularly the political battles between the town's weavers and their employers; notes that these political protests were crucial in the extension of the workers' rights that …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 5th July 2017

STATE VISIT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House deplores the recent actions taken by US President Donald Trump, including his comments about the Mayor of London, in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack and his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Deal; condemns his previous comments on women, refugees and torture; …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 14
Independent: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
29th June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 3rd July 2017

MILITARY ACTION IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House must give its approval through a parliamentary vote before the Government orders any military action in Syria outwith the very specific conditions set out in the motion agreed on 2 December 2015.
46 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Labour: 4
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
27th June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 3rd July 2017

UN NUCLEAR WEAPONS BAN TREATY

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is very concerned that no state which currently possesses nuclear weapons particpated in the renewed UN discussions on a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, which will conclude in July 2017; believes that this is the most significant legislative move for nuclear disarmament for some time; understands that the …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 7
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
27th June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 29th June 2017

WOMEN AGAINST STATE PENSION INEQUALITY

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House believes it has a moral duty to ensure that there is a fair transition for women born on or after 6 April 1951 regarding their pensions; recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension that will secure the financial stability of those affected by the 1995 …
197 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 122
Scottish National Party: 35
Independent: 12
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
28th June 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th June 2017

SOUTHSIDE FRINGE - BEST SCOTTISH FESTIVAL 2017

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House congratulates the Southside Fringe for winning Best Scottish Festival at the Scottish Hospitality Awards 2017; notes that the festival offers quality opportunities for acts, performers and musicians; recognises that it is the biggest community organised event in Glasgow; understands that the first full Southside Fringe was set …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

MOTABILITY 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House congratulates Motability for reaching its 40th anniversary and for providing over four and a half million scheme vehicles; recognises the importance of Motability in helping disabled people, their families and friends have increased mobility and independence; and commends all those involved in the creation and continued support …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

SUCCESS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House congratulates the University of St Andrews on its continued success in higher education league tables; notes that St Andrews was recently ranked first in Scotland and third in the UK by the Complete University Guide; further notes that this marks a rise in two places from 2016 …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 50
Independent: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

CHRIS GREEN OBE AND WHITE RIBBON UK

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Chris Green on being awarded an OBE for services to equality in the Queen's honours list; notes that Chris set up White Ribbon UK in 2004, recognising the positive role that men can play in ending violence against women; understands that from 2005 to 2008 Chris …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

PAISLEY BEER AND FOOD FESTIVAL 2017

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House celebrates the 30th anniversary of Paisley Beer Festival, which was held from 19 to 22 April 2017; recognises that it has been held in Paisley Town Hall since 1986 and has gone from strength to strength since then; highlights another successful year for the festival, which witnessed …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

ROSINA BONSU AND OUTSTANDING WOMAN OF SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Rosina Bonsu, a lecturer in contemporary dance at West College Scotland in Paisley, on being named as an inductee into the Saltire Society's Outstanding Women of Scotland community; notes that Rosina is one of just 10 women nominated in 2017 for their contribution to Scottish culture …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Independent: 1
26th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th April 2017

10 YEARS OF SNP GOVERNMENT

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House notes the 10th anniversary of the SNP forming its first Scottish Government, led by Alex Salmond, following its victory in the Scottish Parliament elections held on 4 May 2007; further notes this first SNP administration established the Scottish Government out of the existing Scottish Executive and gave …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 52
Independent: 1
25th April 2017
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DRUMCHAPEL POST OFFICE THREATENED CLOSURE

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House condemns the announcement that the Post Office is planning to close and franchise 37 flagship Crown branches, including the Hecla Avenue branch in Drumchapel; notes that those cuts follow announcements in 2016 to close and franchise 62 Crown offices; further notes that this closure and franchise programme …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2017
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CLOSURE OF ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND IN MAUCHLINE

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House notes with regret the decision of the Royal Bank of Scotland to close its branch in Mauchline; recognises that the decision follows the decision by the Royal Bank of Scotland to previously close Catrine Branch and other branches in Cumnock and Doon Valley and expresses dismay on …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2017
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CLOSURE OF BANK OF SCOTLAND IN STEWARTON

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House notes with regret the decision of the Bank of Scotland to close its branch in Stewarton; recognises that the decision follows closures of branches by the Royal Bank of Scotland and expresses dismay that those closures result in the Annick Valley losing the last remaining local bank …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2017
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AYRSHIRE COLLEGE WINS SEMTA SKILLS AWARD

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House congratulates Ayrshire College on winning the Semta Skills Award for Training Partner of the Year 2017; understands that Ayrshire College has developed a close strategic partnership with industry that supports both the students to learn valuable in-demand skills and local companies need for highly trained individuals to …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
25th April 2017
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NEWMILNS BURNS CLUB SCHOOL COMPETITION

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House congratulates Newmilns Burns Club on its fourth successful Burns competition; recognises that it works with five local schools to raise awareness and encourage interest in the works of Robert Burns; thanks all of the primary school pupils who took part in the competition, and congratulates the five …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
25th April 2017
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GALSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
That this House congratulates Galston Community Development Trust (GCDT) on securing the Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme funding of £250,026; notes that this completes the final piece of the £1,073,279 funding jigsaw for the refurbishment of the iconic Portland Arms building; further notes the other funding of Section 75 planning funding …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
24th April 2017
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LAUNCH OF STV2

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes the launch of STV2, a new television channel operated by the STV Group, on 24 April 2017; understands that the channel has been created as a result of the demand for programming in the previous STV Glasgow and STV Edinburgh channels, combined with new licences for …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th April 2017
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INVERNESS CALEDONIAN THISTLE FC JOINS BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY FOOTBALL GROUND CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House applauds Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC on declaring the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium as a breastfeeding-friendly football ground; commends Caley Thistle's initiative as being a very positive and proactive step to making football grounds all across the country accessible to families; notes that almost 70 per cent of Scotland's …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th April 2017

TAX CREDITS (S. I., 2017, No. 387)

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That the Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 387), dated 14 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 March, be revoked.
32 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
19th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th April 2017

SOCIAL SECURITY (S. I., 2017, No. 376)

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That the Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) Amendment Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 376), dated 13 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 March, be revoked.
33 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th April 2017
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REPORTED ABDUCTIONS, TORTURE AND KILLINGS OF GAY MEN IN CHECHNYA

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House is deeply concerned at the reports in the Russian newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, that men believed to be gay have been abducted, tortured and killed in Chechnya; expresses alarm at denials made by Chechen authorities regarding these reports, which claim that gay men do not exist in the …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th April 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th April 2017

DUNDEE TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS COMPETITION

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House celebrates the fact that the 7th World Union of Karate Federations World Karate Championships for All Ages will be held at Dundee Ice Arena from 12 to 17 June 2018, bringing more than 4,000 top athletes, supporters, coaches and officials from across the world; congratulates Dundee-based Kanzen …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
28th March 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 30th March 2017

CHILD MAINTENANCE SERVICE CHARGES

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises that charges on the Child Maintenance Service Collect and Pay service are preventing parents and children from accessing maintenance; accepts that domestic abuse survivors are most at need of a Government service to help ensure maintenance is paid without contact between former partners, yet are among …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
20th March 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 30th March 2017

JOHN PAUL ACADEMY AWARDED INTO FILM CLUB OF THE YEAR (13 AND OVER)

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House congratulates the students and staff at John Paul Academy, Glasgow, whose film club has been awarded Into Film Club of the Year, 13 and over, at this year's Into Film Awards; notes that John Paul Academy film club, which is open to students from stages S1 to …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
20th March 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 30th March 2017

FRIENDS OF KELVINDALE RAILWAY STATION AND KELVINDALE ART

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House congratulates Friends of Kelvindale Railway Station and Kelvindale Art for its inspiring plan to transform Kelvindale train station into a vibrant open air art gallery, wildflower and butterfly garden; commends their pioneering vision to open the first open-air railway art gallery of its kind in Scotland; notes …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
20th March 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 30th March 2017

PARTICK THISTLE FC JOINS BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY FOOTBALL GROUND CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House warmly congratulates Partick Thistle FC on declaring Firhill as a breastfeeding-friendly football ground; commends the Jags's initiative as being a very positive and proactive step to making football grounds all across the country accessible to families, and to women in particular; notes that almost 70 per cent …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
29th March 2017
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VOICEBOX JOKE COMPETITION

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recognises the importance of communication skills and confidence-building in improving the life chances, self esteem and opportunities for young people; understands the value of joke-telling in enhancing these attributes; applauds the work of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Communication Trust in harnessing …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th March 2017
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SOCIAL SECURITY

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) Amendment Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 376), dated 13 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 March, be annulled.
43 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Independent: 5
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th March 2017
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DWP ESTATES OFFICE CLOSURES

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is deeply concerned at the impact of plans recently announced by the Department for Work and Pensions for widespread office closures; believes that the closure of one in 10 jobcentres will create difficulties for many isolated and vulnerable people in accessing services; notes with concern the uncertainties …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
23rd March 2017
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SPARTANS COMMUNITY FOOTBALL ACADEMY

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House congratulates Spartans Community Football Academy in North Edinburgh on winning the Innovative Youth Work Award at the National Youth Worker of the Year Awards 2017; notes that the dedicated team at Spartans successfully use football to develop skills, build confidence, improve health and inspire young people of …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd March 2017
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WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House celebrates World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March 2017; recognises the unique, joyful contribution people with Down Syndrome bring to our families and our communities; and welcomes the support of organisations, such as Down Syndrome Scotland, in providing help, encouragement and advice to families and schools to …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 8
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
20th March 2017
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UN INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (No. 2)

Tabled by: Naz Shah (Labour - Bradford West)
That this House welcomes the 2017 UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination as an opportunity to reaffirm and demonstrate its commitment to eradicating unlawful racial discrimination and promoting racial equality in the UK; is deeply concerned that 40 years after the 1976 Race Relations Act came into …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
16th March 2017
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PARTICK THISTLE AMPUTEE FOOTBALL TEAM

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House wishes Partick Thistle Amputees, Scotland's only amputee football team, the best of luck as it gets set to take on other teams in the fifth round of the Great Britain Amputee Football League; notes that awareness around amputee football has rocketed in Scotland since Dundee United fan, …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
16th March 2017
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SCOTTISH APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2017

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes that 6 to 10 March 2017 was Scottish Apprenticeship week; understands that the aim of the week is to celebrate the benefits that apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the economy; highlights the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Women in Construction Event at the National Construction …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th March 2017
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TAX CREDITS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 387), dated 14 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 March, be annulled.
105 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 48
Labour: 39
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15th March 2017
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FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF DAILY MILE

Tabled by: Steven Paterson (Scottish National Party - Stirling)
That this House recognises the five year anniversary of the Daily Mile, which promotes regular exercise for children at school, supporting research that has shown that exercise can increase academic performance by up to 25 per cent, as well as improving fitness and wellbeing; notes that this successful innovation was …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th March 2017
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EAST RENFREWSHIRE QUEEN'S NURSES

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House applauds East Renfrewshire residents Hilary Alba, Anne Burns and Kate McConville on being selected to be part of the first group of Queen's Nurses in Scotland in 48 years; commends Hilary for her valuable services to midwifery, in particular her work with vulnerable asylum seekers; congratulates Anne …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
28th February 2017
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SOCIAL SECURITY

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit (Miscellaneous Amendments and Transitional and Savings Provisions) Regulations (S.I., 2017, No. 204), dated 23 February 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 February, be annulled.
78 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 27
Independent: 6
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
24th May 2016
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RIGHT OF ABODE FOR FORMER BRITISH-HONG KONG SERVICEMEN

Tabled by: Andrew Rosindell (Conservative - Romford)
That this House recognises the enormous contribution to Britain of the former Hong Kong armed forces from 1857 until 1997; believes that those remaining soldiers of the Hong Kong Military Service Corps and the Hong Kong Royal Naval Service who did not receive a UK passport following the handover of …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 26
Conservative: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th March 2017
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SCOTLAND AS A FAIR TRADE NATION

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House welcomes Scotland being assessed again as a Fair Trade Nation; recognises the hard work and commitment of Fair Trade campaigners across Scotland in achieving that success; congratulates the Scottish Fair Trade Forum on leading and coordinating the campaign to maintain and develop Scotland's commitment as a Fair …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th March 2017
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SOCIAL SECURITY

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for claimants aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 252), dated 2 March 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3 March, be annulled.
86 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 53
Labour: 26
Independent: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
21st February 2017
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WIDOWED PARENT'S ALLOWANCE

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is deeply concerned about the changes to Widowed Parent's Allowance, renamed Bereavement Support from April 2017; understands that the Childhood Bereavement Network has shown that 75 per cent of bereaved families will be worse off in cash terms under those changes, with the average widowed parent losing …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 12
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
1st March 2017
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BIG YELLOW FRIDAY 2017

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this notes that 3 March 2017 is Big Yellow Friday, and congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation on its work in raising awareness, promoting research and providing information and support for those affected by a life-threatening liver disease; further notes with concern there are over 100 different liver diseases …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 39
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th September 2016
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APPLYING RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS ON ANIMALS TO HUMAN PATIENTS

Tabled by: Alan Meale (Labour - Mansfield)
That this House notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth which is critical of avoidable experiments on animals; further notes the new initiative Patients Campaigning For Cures, which opposes animal models on medical grounds; is alarmed that scientific studies reveal that the widespread claimed ability of animals to predict …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
20th February 2017
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EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SACKED STAFF

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with great concern the decision of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to sack 10 staff members on 9 February 2017 via email and with only one day's notice; further notes that seven of those who were sacked are of black and minority ethnic (BME) …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Labour: 19
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22nd February 2017
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BUSINESS RATES ACROSS THE UK

Tabled by: Stewart Hosie (Scottish National Party - Dundee East)
That this House shares the concerns expressed by the CBI, the British Retail Consortium, the Federation of Small Businesses and others on the Government's lack of action to mitigate the impact of rising business rates in England; notes with concern that the revaluation of businesses in the hospitality sector in …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 3
Labour: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2017
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SALE OF STUDENT LOANS

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House expresses grave concern at the proposed sale of student loans; is further concerned that any privatisation will not be beneficial for taxpayers; expresses concern that it may have serious consequences as the UK market has little experience of buying debt with an uncertain maturity date; notes that …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 14
Independent: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th January 2017
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ACTION TO TACKLE THE IVORY TRADE

Tabled by: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Bassetlaw)
That this House recognises that African elephants are facing an unprecedented crisis with an average of one killed every 15 minutes for their ivory; welcomes the action taken internationally by the Government to combat the ivory trade and protect elephants in their natural habitat; further recognises that both the illegal …
108 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 57
Scottish National Party: 28
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
1st February 2017
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EURATOM TREATY

Tabled by: Paul Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House expresses regret and grave concern at the Government's intention to progress the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill and recognises that the implications will include separating from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom); notes that Euratom has ensured commitment to the highest standards of nuclear safety, safeguards …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 3
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1st February 2017
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LGBT HISTORY MONTH 2017

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2017, held in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalization of male homosexuality in England and Wales; affirms that this month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history, as well as the histories of …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Independent: 4
Labour: 3
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
31st January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

CLYDE REVOLT 1919 - COMMEMORATION

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House remembers the Clyde Workers Committee which sought to demand a 40 hour working week for all workers; recognises the historical, social and cultural importance of the calling of the General Strike and Clyde Revolt to seek the implementation of the 40 hour week; further recognises those who …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 34
Independent: 4
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
31st January 2017
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EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION

Tabled by: Paul Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House recognises that between 2001 and 2005, at least 24 aircraft with known links to the US Central Intelligence Agency stopped on Scottish soil, a total of 107 times enroute or returning from missions that involved activities widely believed to include kidnapping, torture and extraordinary rendition; notes that …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 4
Labour: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
30th January 2017
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VETERINARIANS AND THEIR ROLE IN ANIMAL WELFARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Tabled by: Jim Fitzpatrick (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
This House commends the role of all sectors of the veterinary profession in the welfare of domestic pets and livestock and in maintaining public health; recognises the high level of education and training provided by UK veterinary schools and training providers for veterinary surgeons and nurses throughout the world; acknowledges …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
31st January 2017
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MUSIC 4 U IN ABERDEEN

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House congratulates Music 4 U, based in Aberdeen, on successfully securing a £10,000 grant from Awards for All Scotland to fund a wide range of artistic opportunities for young people from varying backgrounds, as well as funding for young people with complex needs to attend the stage school; …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
31st January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

MODERN UNIVERSITIES

Tabled by: Wes Streeting (Labour - Ilford North)
That this House recognises the contribution made by modern universities; celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 which gave more people access to higher education across the UK; congratulates the staff, students and alumni of modern …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 11
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
30th January 2017
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HUBER BALLESTEROS

Tabled by: Robert Flello (Labour - Stoke-on-Trent South)
That this House welcomes the release from prison of political prisoner Huber Ballesteros who was arrested three years ago as he was about to travel to the UK to address the TUC Congress; maintains that the charges against him were concocted and false; congratulates Justice for Colombia for its tireless …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
30th January 2017
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HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is very concerned about the humanitarian situation in Syria, including the estimated two million civilians and opposition backers now kettled in Idlib and the half a million people trapped in the enclave of East Ghouta; notes with alarm that the Syrian regime, with the support of Russia …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 11
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
30th January 2017
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IN MEMORY OF TAM DALYELL

Tabled by: George Kerevan (Scottish National Party - East Lothian)
That this House notes with great regret the passing of Sir Tam Dalyell, a Father of the House who served as a Member of Parliament for 43 years; salutes his contribution as a great parliamentarian and as someone dedicated always to holding the Executive to account in the best parliamentary …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 14
Independent: 4
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
30th January 2017
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US PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEE AND OTHER IMMIGRATION ADMISSIONS

Tabled by: Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House condemns the decision of the US President to issue an Executive Order banning all refugee admissions to the US, and the temporary suspension of all people born in Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Yemen and Libya; and calls on the Prime Minister to make urgent representations to …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 37
Labour: 8
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
30th January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

VISIT TO PARLIAMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House deplores recent actions taken by US President Donald J Trump, including his Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees, and notably his comments on torture and women; notes the historical significance and honour that comes with an invitation to address both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall or …
206 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 135
Scottish National Party: 49
Independent: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
27th January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

SAMUEL RAE

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House congratulates Samuel Irvine Rae of Tayport, North-East Fife on his appointment to the rank of Chevalier in the Ordre national de la Legion d'honneur at the age of 92; notes Mr Rae was involved in the Normandy landings at Gold Beach on 7 June 1944; marks his …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

INAUGURATION OF GAMBIAN PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House congratulates Adama Barrow on his inauguration as President of The Gambia; welcomes the regional co-operation and work of the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union, the Catholic Church and others to ensure a peaceful transition of power after President Barrow's election victory; recognises that …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th January 2017
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DUNDEE INTERNATIONAL GAMES DESIGN STUDIO

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House supports plans being drawn up to build a major new international games design studio in the heart of Dundee's £1 billion Waterfront development, which would combine digital facilities with on-site accommodation to provide games designers with a fully immersive live-in experience; and notes that the studio, which …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th January 2017
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STREETDANCE IN ABERDEEN

Tabled by: Callum McCaig (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen South)
That this House congratulates the Denis Law Legacy Trust on being awarded £21,650 by the People's Health Trust for the Streetdance project in Torry; notes that the idea for the project was suggested by young people in the area; welcomes that the Trust will appoint a co-ordinator to provide free …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 1
26th January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2017

UN INQUIRY INTO ROHINGYA CRISIS IN BURMA

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses deep concern at ongoing human rights violations being committed against the Rohingya by the Burmese Army and security forces, including rape, executions, torture, mass arrests and the burning of villages; further expresses concern that lifesaving aid is being blocked to more than 100,000 displaced Rohingya; notes …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 15
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
1st February 2017
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PRESS FREEDOM IN TURKEY

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House is concerned at reports of state censorship, in particular the firing, detention and wiretapping of journalists working for newspapers, websites and broadcasters in Turkey; notes that under the state of emergency and in the run-up to the April constitutional referendum in Turkey, the authorities have been carrying …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 8
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th January 2017
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 30th January 2017

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 2334

Tabled by: Mark Durkan (Social Democratic & Labour Party - Foyle)
That this House welcomes the Government's support for UN Security Council resolution 2334 concerning Israel's illegal settlement building in occupied Palestinian territory; notes clause 5 that resolution text which calls on all states to distinguish, in their relevant dealings, between territory of the state of Israel and the Palestinian territories …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
7th December 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Monday 30th January 2017

ACCESS TO EU RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises the importance of maintaining the UK's world-leading research base; notes that this is vital to the UK's international reputation and to its future health, environment and economy; emphasises that science is international and depends on the freedom of all researchers to seek collaboration and training around …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 19
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
26th January 2017
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LETTORI IN ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House notes the ongoing concerns about disparity in employment rights of UK citizens and other non-Italian nationals who work as lettori in Italian universities; recognises that six rulings in the Court of Justice of the European Union found Italy to be discriminating against non-Italian lecturers with regards to …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
19th January 2017
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UN ANNOUNCEMENT ON YEMEN

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House is dismayed by the announcement by the UN on 16 January 2017 that 10,000 people have died as a result of the conflict in Yemen; supports diplomatic efforts to secure a ceasefire and a long-term peaceful solution to the crisis; notes the meeting between UN Special Envoy …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 2
Independent: 2
23rd January 2017
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TRIDENT MISSILE TEST

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned by media reports that a Trident II D5 missile malfunctioned during a test-firing in June 2016, heading towards the US rather than proceeding to its original target off the west coast of Africa; notes that the missiles, which are leased by the UK from the …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 45
Labour: 19
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
24th January 2017
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ARE YOU ABLE TO PREVENT GROOMING AND ABUSE SEMINAR

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House is deeply concerned about cases of child abuse in football; thanks Armadale Community Football club, the charity Enough Abuse UK and former footballer Andy Woodward for helping to raise awareness of child abuse via the seminar Are you able to prevent grooming and abuse?; notes that Armadale …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th January 2017
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DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ARMENIA

Tabled by: Stephen Pound (Labour - Ealing North)
That this House marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the UK and the Republic of Armenia, and commends the choice made by the people of Armenia when they declared independence from the then Soviet Union; supports the government and people of Armenia in their promotion …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 14
Conservative: 9
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th December 2016
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FIFA RECOGNITION OF FOOTBALL TEAMS IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House notes with considerable concern that six football teams based in illegal Israeli settlements are playing in the Israeli football league, in the 3rd, 4th and 5th tiers, organised by the Israel Football Association (IFA), a member of FIFA; further notes that UN resolutions and international law are …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 5
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th January 2017
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PRACTICES OF PRIVATE PARKING OPERATORS

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House is increasingly concerned about the practices of private parking operators, such as Smart Parking, in our cities and towns; denounces the use of disproportionate fines, sometimes hundreds of pounds for a stay only extended by minutes, and the subsequent harassment of users by threatening the use of …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 10
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
7th December 2016
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CONNAUGHT FUND

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House welcomes the findings of the Complaints Commissioner following complaints lodged by George Patellis and Adam Nettleship regarding the loss of over £100 million by investors in the Connaught Income Series 1 Fund; notes that Mr Patellis was Chief Executive of Tiuta PLC, a firm at the heart …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Conservative: 5
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th December 2016
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GOVAN COMMUNITY TOY BANK

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House commends the work of the Govan Community Toy Bank, a voluntary community initiative led by community volunteers in Govan, this year with the support of The Riverside Hall; notes that the Toy Bank was organised to help the poorest and most vulnerable children receive toys at Christmas; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 1
16th December 2016
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FIRST AID AFRICA

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House congratulates First Aid Africa on reaching its fifth anniversary as a registered charity in 2016, having been initially founded in 2008 as a student society at Heriot-Watt University; notes the Edinburgh-based charity provides sustainable medical equipment and teaching in first aid in partnership with communities in rural …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 3
Labour: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
16th November 2016
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SALE OF PUBLIC ASSETS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the Government appears rightly ambivalent about selling off profitable national assets, no final decisions having been made on privatising the Land Registry and Channel 4, while plans are at an early stage for selling off the public stake in National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and …
100 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Scottish National Party: 37
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
13th December 2016
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OPERATION REPORT HATE

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House supports the Operation Report Hate campaign to raise awareness of hate crimes within the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities and the need to report them; notes that hate crimes towards the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities are currently severely underreported; calls on the Government and devolved administrations …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
8th December 2016
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ST ANDREWS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House congratulates St Andrews Roman Catholic Church on the 50th anniversary of its opening; recognises the key and vital role that the Church has played in Livingston and the wider West Lothian area in bringing the community together over many years; further congratulates the congregation and leaders on …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th December 2016
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HIBERNIAN FOOTBALL CLUB GAME-CHANGER

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House congratulates Hibernian Football Club on opening its doors on Christmas Day for those less fortunate; notes that the club has signalled its intent to provide a welcome home for those among the 4,000 homeless people in Edinburgh and the 40,000 elderly people in Scotland who will face …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th December 2016
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HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN YEMEN

Tabled by: Douglas Chapman (Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife)
That this House expresses its concern that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is worsening; notes the Oxfam report which states that Yemen is a few months away from running out of food, which builds on the UN report stating that around half the population are food insecure; is alarmed that …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th December 2016
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GIFT CARDS

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House is concerned to learn that an estimated £300 million has been lost to customers due to gift cards expiring, according to the UK Gift Card and Voucher Association; applauds the Sunday Post for highlighting this issue; calls on all companies who sell gift cards to remove arbitrary …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd December 2016
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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2016

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House notes that the world celebrates Human Rights Day 2016 on 10 December; further notes that this is a day to commemorate the UN General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948; highlights that human rights are abused by repressive regimes across the world, …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 6
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
29th November 2016
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GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY ADVANCED HIGHER HUB

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises the ground-breaking work of Glasgow Caledonian University's Advanced Higher Hub, which widens access to education for school pupils across Glasgow by offering Advanced Highers to pupils in schools where those qualifications are not currently available; congratulates the Hub on the outstanding pass rate of 91 per …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th November 2016
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THE PEATLANDS PARTNERSHIP

Tabled by: Paul Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House recognises the vitally important work of the Peatlands Partnership that strives to enhance, protect and promote the ecology and value of the Flow Country, the large area of peatland in Caithness and Sutherland; notes the Partnership's work on promoting sustainable land management and the encouragement of sustainable …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
29th November 2016
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BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AND SPORTS PEOPLE FROM NORTHERN IRELAND

Tabled by: Ian Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party - North Antrim)
That this House condemns the decision by the BBC Sports Personality of the Year panel not to include any sportsperson from Northern Ireland on the 16 person shortlist; calls on that panel to publicly spell out how Northern Ireland sports people were excluded; and demands the inclusion in that shortlist …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Labour: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
28th November 2016
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes that the Committee on Medical Effects of Pollution (COMEAP) has decided not to prioritise work on indoor air quality even though the World Health Organisation states that indoor air quality problems are five times worse than external air quality problems; further notes that this decision has …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
28th November 2016
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THE IRISH POST AWARDS AND THE IRISH IN BRITAIN

Tabled by: Conor McGinn (Independent - St Helens North)
That this House congratulates the Irish Post on its highly successful Awards held recently; notes the contribution of the Irish in Britain and those from business, entertainment, sport, community, culture and construction recognised at the Awards; and thanks publisher Elgin Loane and his talented team at the Irish Post for …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
28th November 2016
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RAPID RESPONSE FUNDING FOR LGBT GROUPS AND WORLD AIDS DAY

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House welcomes the report of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance on World AIDS Day 2016 on the new Rapid Response Fund for LGBT groups in 29 countries whose HIV services are threatened by stigma, discrimination and violence; is concerned that men who have sex with men are 19 times …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd November 2016
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WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENT ENVIRONMENTS AND THE DOMESTIC ABUSE PROJECT

Tabled by: Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South)
That this House commends the organisation Women Against Violent Environments and the Domestic Abuse Project for the excellent work they do in supporting women and children dealing with and fleeing domestic violence; notes that these services, based in Castlemilk, have provided drop-in services, training, arts and crafts work and counselling …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd November 2016
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278 NETHERLEE BOYS' BRIGADE

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House commends all volunteers in youth organisations who give freely of their time to provide the best start in life for so many young people; records, in particular, its thanks to the many volunteers who have helped sustain the 278 Netherlee Boys' Brigade throughout the 80 years since …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
23rd November 2016
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TELECOM INDUSTRY BUSINESS RATES

Tabled by: Calum Kerr (Scottish National Party - Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk)
That this House believes that the proposed increase of 324 per cent on business rates on network assets in the communications industry is detrimental to the UK's position as a leading digital nation and will result in higher prices to internet users at home and in business; further believes that …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 38
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22nd November 2016
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BEST PARK NOMINATIONS FOR ABERDEEN'S HAZLEHEAD, SEATON AND DUTHIE PARKS

Tabled by: Callum McCaig (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen South)
That this House congratulates Duthie Park, Hazlehead Park and Seaton Park for each receiving a nomination for the Fields in Trust UK's Best Park award 2016; recognises the work put in by staff to maintain the high aesthetic standards of these parks in Aberdeen; acknowledges the charitable work of Fields …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd November 2016
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PARAMILITARIES IN COLOMBIA

Tabled by: Robert Flello (Labour - Stoke-on-Trent South)
That this House welcomes the revised peace agreement reached in Colombia this week between the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP; is alarmed by the rise of paramilitary activity in Colombia since the initial peace agreement was signed at the end of September; notes that the number of people forced …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 10
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22nd November 2016
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SHAME BASED CRIMES

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House deplores all forms of shame based crimes, otherwise known as honour based crimes, and recognises the need for better understanding of the unique implications and challenges these crimes present to statutory service providers to ensure that all reported incidents are investigated and that all victims are supported; …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22nd November 2016
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LAUNCH OF SCOTTISH AND SOUTHERN ELECTRICITY NETWORKS' WINTER-READY CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House welcomes the launch of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks' (SSEN) winter-ready campaign which aims to prepare customers for severe weather; further welcomes the £107 million investment SSEN has made in strengthening its electricity network across the north of Scotland and central southern England, which includes flood prevention …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st November 2016
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GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO THE SECOND REPORT OF SESSION 2015-16 FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS, THE GOVERNMENT'S POLICY ON THE USE OF DRONES FOR TARGETED KILLING

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House welcomes the Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Government's response to its Report on the Government’s policy on the use of drones for targeted killing; further welcomes the confirmation that existing legal frameworks, including international humanitarian and human rights law, apply to the …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 5
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
30th November 2016
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ROSA PARKS OF MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, US

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that on 1 December 1955 Rosa Parks took a seat and changed the world; recognises the courage of a young, black woman to challenge the white racist segregation of public transport and civic life in Montgomery, Alabama, US; thanks the NAACP who supported Rosa Parks after …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 6
Independent: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd November 2016
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AYR UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB AND BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY POLICY

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House commends Ayr United Football Club on making the progressive and significant step to proclaim the club to be breastfeeding friendly; welcomes the joint initiative between the Scottish Championship club and local breastfeeding advocates in Ayrshire; congratulates the campaigners on their local activities to encourage a range of …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
23rd November 2016
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BURGH OF CLYDEBANK 130 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BY WORK AND BY KNOWLEDGE

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises the 130 year anniversary of the Burgh of Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire; further recognises the debt owed to those who made the burgh their home and helped to create a powerhouse of 20th century engineering through the construction of the great liners of the Cunard Line, such …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 37
Independent: 1
23rd November 2016
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CLOSURE OF INVERLEITH HOUSE

Tabled by: George Kerevan (Scottish National Party - East Lothian)
That this House notes with concern the closure, without adequate consultation, of lnverleith House, one of Edinburgh's premier public art galleries, by the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE); recognises the need to guarantee a future for lnverleith House, a historic Georgian mansion built in 1774 …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
21st November 2016
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AYRSHIRE PRIMARY SCHOOLS AND BREAKFAST CLUB AWARDS

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House recognises the achievements of Ayrshire schools Tarbolton Primary and St Mark's Primary in winning the Kellogg's Breakfast Club awards for, respectively, the Best Breakfast Club in Scotland and the Long Life and Sustainability Award; values these breakfast clubs for their role in providing a nutritious start to …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th November 2016
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SCOTTISH RUGBY LEAGUE

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates coach Steve McCormack, captain Danny Brough and the rest of the Scotland rugby league team on a thrilling 18-all draw against New Zealand, the world's number one ranked side, in their final group game of the Four Nations; notes that this is the first time that …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
15th November 2016
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ANTI-BULLYING WEEK 2016

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes Anti-Bullying Week which takes place from 14 to 18 November 2016; acknowledges that this week is used to shine a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year; expresses deep concern that the NSPCC states that …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
25th October 2016
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VOTING SYSTEM FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS

Tabled by: Chuka Umunna (Liberal Democrat - Streatham)
That this House welcomes the various collaborative campaigns to make votes matter by introducing a fair voting system; notes that petitions started since the 2015 general election calling for a fair voting system have gained over 500,000 signatures, and that recent polling suggests a significant majority of the public support …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 39
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
8th November 2016
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EAST KILBRIDE FOOTBALL CLUB

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House congratulates East Kilbride Football Club on its historic 27th successive win; notes that this surpasses Ajax's world record of 26 successive wins; wishes it all the best in its upcoming games; further congratulates the efforts of the manager Martin Lauchlan and all the players who have achieved …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
7th November 2016
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POLITICAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN TURKEY

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That this House is gravely concerned by the arrest and imprisonment of Members of Parliament from the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), including the HDP Co-Chairs Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yüksekdag, in Turkey on 4 November 2016; agrees with the statement from the High Representative of the EU for Foreign …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
8th November 2016
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ANDY MURRAY

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House notes the success of Scotland's Andy Murray in achieving the hard-won place as the men's number one ranked player in the world for tennis singles; celebrates the prestige and honour that Andy Murray has brought to his community, Scotland and the UK by representing everyone in the …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 5
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th November 2016
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POSITIVE ABOUT YOUTH AWARDS 2016

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates the winners and all of those who were nominated at the 2016 Positive About Youth Awards organised by Renfrewshire Youth Voice; recognises that this award ceremony celebrates the excellent work and achievements of young people in Renfrewshire; notes that this was the sixth annual awards ceremony …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd November 2016
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PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF TRADE DEALS

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House is concerned that UK international investment policy has not kept pace with commitments on human rights, the environment and international development, most especially that the formulation of existing Bilateral Investment Treaties may prevent partner countries from implementing policies to further progress in those areas, and that the …
117 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 52
Labour: 47
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3rd November 2016
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HIBERNIAN FC'S GAMECHANGER

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House congratulates Hibernian FC and their partners on launching GameChanger, a Public Social Partnership to help tackle inequalities and promote social justice; notes that this is a new initiative between Hibernian Football Club, Hibernian Community Foundation and NHS Lothian to use the power of football to improve the …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
26th October 2016
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2016 MÒD NAN EILEAN SIAR

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House congratulates the Royal National Mòd and organisers, An Comunn Gaidhealachd, on the success of the 2016 Mòd Nan Eilean Siar; recognises that the Mòd is the world's largest annual celebration of Gàidhlig music, culture and art with thousands of competitors attending from all over the world; notes …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Labour: 1
26th October 2016
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CONGRATULATIONS TO GLASGOW WOMEN'S LIBRARY - VENUE OF THE YEAR

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House sends its warmest congratulations to Glasgow Women's Library, based in Bridgeton, on winning Venue of the Year at The Icon 2016 awards which celebrates UK diversity; considers that Glasgow Women's Library, a Recognised Collection of National Significance, is a beacon for feminist thought, history and performance; and …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 36
Independent: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th October 2016
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UPPER TRIBUNAL (IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM) DECISION ON ASYLUM SEEKERS FROM ERITREA

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House welcomes the decision of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum) that Government decisions to return home Eritreans of draft age, who have or might be suspected of having evaded or deserted national service, presents a real risk of persecution or serious harm; notes that Eritrea, sometimes described …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th October 2016
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LAURA CAMPBELL AND LAURA'S APPEAL

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House congratulates 16 year old Laura Campbell from Oban who through her campaign, Laura's Appeal, successfully persuaded 212 local people, including 101 of her fellow pupils at Oban High School, to register as potential bone marrow donors; applauds the remarkable support given to Laura and her family by …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
19th October 2016
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TRIDENT REPLACEMENT (NO. 2)

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that construction has begun on the Successor submarines as part of the programme to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system; is concerned that during the debate on the Address on 18 July 2016, Official Report, columns 6-114, the Government was unable to give an estimate for …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 5
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th October 2016
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UN INITIATIVE ON MULTILATERAL NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the UN Open-ended working group on Nuclear Disarmament concluded with the submission of a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly which calls for a conference to be convened in 2017 with a view to negotiating a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Independent: 7
Labour: 7
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th October 2016
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COLOMBIAN PEACE AGREEMENT

Tabled by: Robert Flello (Labour - Stoke-on-Trent South)
That this House welcomes the official signing of the peace agreement between the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP and congratulates both sides on reaching this agreement after 52 years of conflict; recognises the ground breaking gender focus of the agreement and the transitional justice element which places the rights …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
19th October 2016
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GINGERBREAD REPORT ON CHILD MAINTENANCE SERVICE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the report from the charity Gingerbread, entitled Missing maintenance; notes that when child maintenance goes unpaid by a parent, children lose out; deplores the disastrous record of the Child Support Agency in collecting unpaid child maintenance, which has resulted in almost £4 billion of outstanding arrears; …
97 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 35
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th October 2016
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NUCLEAR WARHEAD CONVOYS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the publication of the Nukes of Hazard: nuclear bomb convoys on our road report, published on 21 September 2016, which documents the nuclear warhead convoys which are regularly driven across the UK; is deeply concerned that Freedom of Information requests have shown that these convoys have …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Independent: 5
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th October 2016
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PARLIAMENTARY APPROVAL OF NEGOTIATIONS ON THE UK LEAVING THE EU

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House notes the decision to leave the EU made in the referendum held on 23 June 2016; further notes that this decision did not call for the UK to leave the Single European Market and the Conservative Party manifesto commitment to safeguard British interests in the Single Market; …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
19th October 2016
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FUTURE OF THE POST OFFICE

Tabled by: Kelvin Hopkins (Independent - Luton North)
That this House is extremely concerned about announcements made by the Post Office in 2016 which will mean the closure of more than 60 of its flagship branches, the loss of around 2,000 jobs and the closure of its defined benefit pension scheme; notes that these are the latest in …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th October 2016
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80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF CABLE STREET

Tabled by: Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent (Labour - Stoke-on-Trent North)
That this House welcomes the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street both inside and outside the Jewish community in October 2016; recognises the continuing importance of the battle to the UK's national history; and reaffirms its commitment to the fight against racism, fascism and antisemitism.
55 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 16
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th October 2016
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MINISTERIAL CORRECTIONS ON SAUDI ARABIA AND WAR CRIMES

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House notes with great concern the Government's decision to issue corrections to six Ministerial Statements on whether Saudi Arabia committed war crimes in Yemen just as Parliament was about to rise for the summer recess; condemns the timing of these statements as an attempt to avoid scrutiny and …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 6
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th October 2016
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RELEASE OF MOHAMEDOU OULD SLAHI FROM GUANTANAMO BAY

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House warmly welcomes the news that after 14 years of imprisonment without charge Mohamedou Ould Slahi, the acclaimed author of the Guantanamo Diary, has been released from Guantanamo Bay and reunited with his family in Mauritania; congratulates the legal team led by Nancy Hollander for their years of …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2016
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SYRIAN PASSPORTS

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House notes with grave concern reports that Syrian citizens and critics of the Syrian government have had their passports declared stolen by their government; further notes reports that as a consequence of this, UK authorities have confiscated passports based on such reports from the Syrian government, while at …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2016
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AIDS AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House supports the Youth STOPAIDS It Ain't Over Campaign; recognises that despite enormous progress made in the global HIV and AIDS response over the last 30 years, 2.1 million people newly acquired HIV in 2015 and AIDS remains the second biggest killer of adolescents and young people globally; …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
18th October 2016
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KAMAL FOROUGHI AND NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses grave concern regarding the cases of Mr Kamal Foroughi and Ms Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, British dual nationals, who are currently imprisoned without charge in Iran; is worried for the health and safety of Mr Foroughi and Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe who have both been kept in solitary confinement at …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 19
Independent: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
15th September 2016
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ISABEL McCUE MBE, FOUNDER OF THEATRE NEMO

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House warmly congratulates Isabel McCue, founder and Chair of Theatre Nemo, on her recent honour from Her Majesty the Queen; recognises that this MBE was awarded in acknowledgement of Ms McCue's exemplary service to the arts community; considers that Theatre Nemo, which is an award-winning theatre company, gives …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th October 2016
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UNESCO CHAIR IN REFUGEE INTEGRATION THROUGH LANGUAGES AND THE ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House congratulates the University of Glasgow on its formal recognition by UNESCO's Director General as a member of its prestigious universities network, the UNESCO Chairs, for high-quality research that is working to further UNESCO's peace building mission; notes the establishment of the first UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
12th October 2016
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SYRIAN CIVIL DEFENCE KNOWN AS THE WHITE HELMETS

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House applauds the work of the Syrian Civil Defence volunteer rescue workers known as the White Helmets, who work in one of the most dangerous places on Earth; recognises that they are the largest civil society organisation operating in areas outside of government control in Syria; notes the …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th October 2016
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HATE CRIME AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House welcomes the attention that Hate Crime Awareness Week gives to the impact of crimes that are motivated by prejudice of some kind, where the victim is targeted because they are a member of a particular social group or have a particular characteristic, which the perpetrator has negative …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 37
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
12th October 2016
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BABY LOSS AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House supports Baby Loss Awareness Week which runs from 9 October to 15 October 2016, involving 21 pregnancy and baby loss charities in the UK to mark the brief lives of babies lost in pregnancy or soon after birth; understands the devastating impact that baby loss has on …
60 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 42
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th October 2016
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IMMIGRATION POLICY

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House expresses serious concern over the future direction of immigration policy in the UK following proposals announced by senior Government Ministers speaking at the Conservative party conference, including plans for private companies to record the number of foreign workers in their employ; believes that a person's suitability for …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 39
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
18th July 2016
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STATUTORY MAXIMUM WORKING TEMPERATURE

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes that workers in the UK lack adequate legal safeguards from working in uncomfortably high temperatures, owing to the lack of a statutory maximum temperature at which employers would have to introduce control measures, such as breaks, access to water or air conditioning; further notes that this …
158 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Scottish National Party: 48
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 4
Non-affiliated: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
15th September 2016
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INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR DISABLED PERSONS

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House supports the UN General Comment of August 2016 backing calls for inclusive education for children and adults with disabilities; acknowledges that inclusive education can provide both quality education and social development for persons with disabilities, and help develop inclusive, peaceful and fair societies; agrees that inclusive education …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
15th September 2016
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CARNWATH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Carnwath Primary School on securing £8,775 of funding through Awards for All Scotland; recognises that Awards for All is a joint awards programme from the Big Lottery Fund and SportScotland that focuses on awarding funding to smaller organisations with less than £250,000 annual turnover; notes the …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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CONCENTRIX END OF CONTRACT

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House welcomes the decision by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) not to renew the contract of American outsourcing firm Concentrix; understands that the Treasury has revealed 120 cases since October 2015 where Concentrix did not fully meet the performance standards laid out in its contract; notes that thousands …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th September 2016
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DEWAR HOUSE CARERS GROUP

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Dewar House Carers Group on securing £4,650 of funding through Awards for All Scotland; recognises that Awards for All is a joint awards programme from the Big Lottery Fund and SportScotland that focuses on awarding funding to smaller organisations with less than £250,000 annual turnover; notes …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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BIG LOTTERY GRANT SUCCESS

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Circle on securing £489,070 of funding through Big Lottery Fund's Investing In Communities grant; recognises that the Investing In Communities programme focuses on tackling disadvantage and addressing inequalities for people, families and communities in greatest need; commends Circle for the work it does at the heart …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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TSB LOCAL CHARITY PARTNERSHIP 2016-17

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House welcomes the commitment of TSB Uddingston to take part in the TSB Charity Partnership programme; applauds its decision to raise funds for local charity, St Andrew's Hospice as its new partner for 2016-17, which has been serving the people of Lanarkshire for 25 years delivering care and …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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WOMEN'S AID SOUTH LANARKSHIRE AND EAST RENFREWSHIRE

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire on securing £410,699 of funding through Big Lottery Fund's Investing In Communities grant; recognises that the Investing In Communities programme focuses on tackling disadvantage and addressing inequalities for people, families and communities in greatest need; commends Women's Aid for …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th September 2016
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NEW LANARK PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENTS' ASSOCIATION

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates New Lanark Primary School Parents' Association on securing £9,091 of funding through Awards for All Scotland; recognises that Awards for All is a joint programme from the Big Lottery Fund and SportScotland that focuses on awarding funding to smaller organisations with less than £250,000 annual turnover; …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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LANARK TOLBOOTH HERITAGE CENTRE TRUST

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House congratulates Lanark Tolbooth Heritage Centre Trust on securing £9,653 of funding through Awards for All Scotland; recognises that Awards for All is a joint awards programme from the Big Lottery Fund and SportScotland that focuses on awarding funding to smaller organisations with less that £250,000 annual turnover; …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 1
15th September 2016
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UK SKYDIVERS AT EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House welcomes the success of the UK Skydiving teams, 4theQueen, Tyranno4us Rex, RAFSPA Lightning, TBC, 4sprung durch Technik, Pajama Pumas, PointsB4Friends and RAFSPA Raptor who will be representing the UK at the European Championships in Saarlouis, Germany; congratulates Tyranno4us Rex on becoming the 2016 AA class British Champions; …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 1
14th September 2016
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JAMIE MURRAY AND BRUNO SOARES DOUBLES TITLE VICTORY

Tabled by: Steven Paterson (Scottish National Party - Stirling)
That this House congratulates Dunblane's Jamie Murray and Brazil's Bruno Soares on their win in the US Open Men's Doubles final; notes that this achievement follows victory by the pair in the Australian Open tennis championships earlier in 2016; commends both players on the example they set for young tennis …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 45
Independent: 4
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th September 2016
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SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF NORTHFIELD ACADEMY

Tabled by: Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen North)
That this House congratulates Northfield Academy on reaching its 60th anniversary; recognises the proud history of Northfield Academy and notes the school's fantastic motto, Aspire to be Outstanding, and the encouragement and support it provides to all its pupils to aspire to be outstanding; notes the new Northfield Academy tartan …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th September 2016
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SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK 2016

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises the importance of Suicide Prevention Week 2016, beginning on 5 September 2016, and of World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September 2016, in raising awareness and understanding of an issue which deeply affects so many people; offers condolences to all those who have lost a friend …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th September 2016
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THE BAGEL BASKET AND THE FOOD AWARDS 2016

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House congratulates the success of Aileen and Stewart Currie on their café, The Bagel Basket in Largs, being awarded Best Café and Bistro in Scotland in the Food Awards Scotland 2016; recognises the hard work and commitment of Aileen, Stewart and their staff in delivering an exceptional service …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
8th September 2016
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MALAWI FOOD CRISIS

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House welcomes the £24 million announced by the Government to support Malawi in the ongoing food crisis; notes with concern that Malawi is facing severe famine with an estimated 6.5 million people in that country identified as requiring emergency food assistance over the coming months; further notes that …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th September 2016
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MISS ABBY KANE AND THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House wishes great success for Miss Abby Kane of Largs in the Rio 2016 Paralympics; congratulates Abby on her accomplishments thus far in the sport of swimming and on becoming the UK's youngest Paralympian of Team GB 2016; commends Abby on all her hard work, resilience and professionalism …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
7th September 2016
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BONE MARROW DONATION

Tabled by: Roger Mullin (Scottish National Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House recognises that three year old Ava Stark, of Lochgelly in Fife, has been diagnosed with inherited bone marrow failure, an extremely rare blood condition which requires her to receive regular blood and platelet transfusions; understands that Ava's condition necessitates a stem cell transplant in order to guarantee …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 4
Labour: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JARROW MARCH

Tabled by: Stephen Hepburn (Independent - Jarrow)
That this House commemorates with pride the 80th anniversary of the inspirational Jarrow Crusade; salutes the 200 jobless men who set off for London on 5 October 1936 to highlight the grim reality of life without work; commends the proud marchers who wanted Parliament to understand they were orderly, responsible …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
6th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

SECURITY AT SELLAFIELD

Tabled by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick (Labour - None)
That this House is deeply concerned by the hazards at Sellafield exposed by the BBC's Panorama documentary, Sellafield's Nuclear Safety Failings; notes that these failings include the storage of radioactive waste in degrading plastic bottles and 97 incidents of staff shortages; further notes with concern the potentially catastrophic damage that …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

KINLOCHSHIEL SHINTY CLUB

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House congratulates Kinlochshiel Shinty Club on its historic Macaulay Camanachd Cup victory beating Inveraray 5-3 at Mossfield Park, Oban; recognises that this is Kinlochshiel's first major senior national trophy in its history and acknowledges this is the latest high water mark in Shiel's best ever season, which also …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

CITIZENS ADVICE SCOTLAND REPORT

Tabled by: Ian Murray (Labour - Edinburgh South)
That this House welcomes the Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) report, Paying More to be Poor, which examines the causes and impacts of the poverty premium on low income consumers in Scotland; applauds CAS for its work drawing attention to this issue and highlighting the ways in which low income consumers …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
6th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

THE STORR LOCHS MONSTER

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House celebrates the first public unveiling of a 170-million year old Jurassic predator fossil that was discovered on a beach near SSE's Storr Lochs Power Station on the Isle of Skye; notes that it is the most complete skeleton of a sea-living reptile from the age of dinosaurs …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

CHILDREN DISPLACED BY WAR

Tabled by: Alan Meale (Labour - Mansfield)
That this House is aware of UN estimates that approximately 17,000 children in our world are forced to flee their homes everyday due to wars, in the process experiencing haphazard and dangerous refuge, often having to miss out on their schooling, social welfare and health needs; believes that those minors …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
5th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

PEACE DEAL IN COLOMBIA

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House welcomes the peace deal in Colombia between the FARC and the Government, ending 52 years of bloody conflict in which many thousands have lost their lives; acknowledges in particular the measures to support the victims of the conflict; and urges the Government to continue to assist with …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Sep 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
5th September 2016
Deidre Brock signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

PRISON OFFICER RETIREMENT AGE

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House recognises the important role fulfilled by prison officers in the criminal justice system and the physical and often dangerous nature of their work; further recognises that prison officers perform a vital front line role akin to other first response and emergency services; notes with concern that the …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 37
Labour: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th September 2016