Early day motion 117

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CASTE DISCRIMINATION IN THE UK

That this House notes the serious concerns expressed by the Hindu community at the possible consequences of the provisions in the Enterprise and Regulatary Reform Act 2013 relating to caste within the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010; and recognises the need to ensure a full and proper consultation period of at least two years with the affected communities to address the issues they have raised about practical difficulties with the legislation.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 16.05.2013
Davies, Glyn Conservative Party Montgomeryshire 21.05.2013
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 21.05.2013
Gardiner, Barry Labour Party Brent North 04.06.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 11.06.2013

Amendment 117A1 - CASTE DISCRIMINATION IN THE UK

leave out from 'notes' to end and add 'the long delay on introducing legislation to protect victims of caste discrimination within the UK; and urges the Government to launch its proposed public consultation before the summer recess, and to bring forward the necessary legislative changes before the end of the current parliamentary session.'.

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Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 20.06.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 02.07.2013
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 04.06.2013