Early day motion 2155

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NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR VICTIMS OF SLAVERY

That this House commends the French government for organising Europe's first national day in remembrance of the millions of victims of slavery; recognises that the UK also allowed slavery and slave-trading before becoming one of the first countries to make slavery illegal and help end the trade on the high seas; further recognises that significant amounts of the United Kingdom's national wealth was built upon the efforts of slaves; notes with regret that the UK has no national day of remembrance for the victims of slavery; further notes that slavery and other types of indentured labour still exist across the world; and calls for a determined effort by all governments to stamp out such practices.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 17.05.2006
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 22.05.2006
Anderson, Janet Labour Party Rossendale and Darwen 22.05.2006
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 12.05.2006
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 14.06.2006
Bryant, Chris Labour Party Rhondda 08.06.2006
Butler, Dawn Labour Party Brent South 08.06.2006
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 12.05.2006
Clelland, David Labour Party Tyne Bridge 22.05.2006
Cohen, Harry Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 16.05.2006
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 24.05.2006
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 16.05.2006
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 24.05.2006
Devine, Jim Labour Party Livingston 15.05.2006
Dismore, Andrew Labour Party Hendon 12.05.2006
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 17.05.2006
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 05.06.2006
Flello, Robert Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent South 17.05.2006
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 17.05.2006
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 16.05.2006
Hamilton, David Labour Party Midlothian 24.05.2006
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 16.05.2006
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 20.06.2006
Heyes, David Labour Party Ashton under Lyne 22.05.2006
Hodgson, Sharon Labour Party Gateshead East and Washington West 22.05.2006
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 22.05.2006
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Highgate 23.05.2006
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 25.05.2006
Khan, Sadiq Labour Party Tooting 08.06.2006
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 16.05.2006
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Meirionnydd Nant Conwy 17.05.2006
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 12.05.2006
Marris, Rob Labour Party Wolverhampton South West 16.05.2006
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 17.05.2006
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 22.05.2006
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 15.05.2006
Morgan, Julie Labour Party Cardiff North 07.06.2006
Prentice, Gordon Labour Party Pendle 15.05.2006
Price, Adam Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 16.05.2006
Purchase, Ken Labour Party Wolverhampton North East 24.05.2006
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 22.05.2006
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 08.06.2006
Turner, Desmond Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 12.05.2006
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 11.05.2006
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 24.05.2006
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 12.05.2006
Williams, Betty Labour Party Conwy 22.05.2006
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Caernarfon 25.07.2006
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 07.06.2006
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 17.05.2006
Younger-Ross, Richard Liberal Democrats Teignbridge 05.06.2006