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SEND MY SISTER TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN

That this House welcomes the Global Campaign for Education's Send my Sister to School campaign and its objective of holding world leaders to the 2015 deadline for ensuring that all children in the world have access to primary education; notes that the campaign estimates that 67 million children, the majority of whom are girls, are still missing out on school and that if current trends continue there may even be more children out of school by 2015 than there are now; further notes that this would represent a major obstacle to reducing poverty, improving general health, halting the spread of HIV and AIDS and enabling people to play a full part in their communities and nations; commends the local action that thousands of schools across the UK have taken to support the campaign; and urges the Government to work with its counterparts bilaterally and multilaterally to ensure that enough resources are committed to this vital issue to meet the 2015 deadline, including by continuing its support to the Global Partnership for Education and encouraging other donors to increase their contributions at the replenishment to be held in November 2011.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 10.10.2011
Burden, Richard Labour Party Birmingham Northfield 27.03.2012
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 10.10.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 12.10.2011
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 11.10.2011
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 10.10.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 15.09.2011
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 18.10.2011
Creasy, Stella Labour Party Walthamstow 14.09.2011
Dakin, Nic Labour Party Scunthorpe 10.10.2011
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 18.10.2011
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 10.10.2011
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 15.09.2011
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 13.10.2011
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.09.2011
Gilmore, Sheila Labour Party Edinburgh East 14.09.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 15.09.2011
Hunt, Tristram Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent Central 10.10.2011
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 15.09.2011
Jamieson, Cathy Labour Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 15.09.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 10.10.2011
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 18.10.2011
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 15.09.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 15.09.2011
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 14.09.2011
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 10.10.2011
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 13.10.2011
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 12.10.2011
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 19.10.2011
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.10.2011
Stephenson, Andrew Conservative Party Pendle 11.10.2011
Sutcliffe, Gerry Labour Party Bradford South 11.10.2011
Swales, Ian Liberal Democrats Redcar 25.10.2011
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 27.10.2011
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 14.09.2011