Early day motion 1061

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BLACK FRIDAY CENTENARY

That this House recognises the centenary of the women's suffrage event of Black Friday, 18 November 1910; notes the tragedy of the day's outcome, and the reported brutality of the police on that day, asa result of which many protesters suffered injuries and some later died; acknowledges the bravery of the women and men who campaigned relentlessly to gain votes for women; remembers the sacrifices of campaigners on Black Friday and throughout the suffrage movement; further notes that it was not until the Representation of the People Act 1928 that women received the vote on equal terms to men, over the age of 21 years; and calls on the Government to continue to support and recognise women's contributions to society.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blenkinsop, Tom Labour Party Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 24.11.2010
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 22.11.2010
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 03.12.2010
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 01.12.2010
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 30.11.2010
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 24.11.2010
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 24.11.2010
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 22.11.2010
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 23.11.2010
Efford, Clive Labour Party Eltham 25.11.2010
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 30.11.2010
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 22.11.2010
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 22.11.2010
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 24.11.2010
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 24.11.2010
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 01.12.2010
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 24.11.2010
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 23.11.2010
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 09.12.2010
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 25.11.2010
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 25.11.2010
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 24.11.2010
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 25.11.2010
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 30.11.2010
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 22.11.2010
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 23.11.2010
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 02.12.2010
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 02.12.2010
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 22.11.2010
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 30.11.2010
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 24.11.2010