Early day motion 1246

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That this House recognises the significant percentage of prisoners who have a basic literacy problem and for whom reading and writing are a massive barrier to rehabilitation and to future employment; believes that raising literacy levels and rehabilitation are linked and are enhanced by regular reading; and calls on the Government to reconsider its ban on books for prisoners.

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Total number of signatures: 61

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Begg, Anne Labour Party Aberdeen South 28.04.2014
Blackman-Woods, Roberta Labour Party City of Durham 07.04.2014
Blunkett, David Labour Party Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough 12.05.2014
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 01.04.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 02.04.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 02.04.2014
Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham 08.04.2014
Chapman, Jenny Labour Party Darlington 01.04.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 08.04.2014
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 01.05.2014
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 06.05.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 03.04.2014
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 12.05.2014
Cunningham, Alex Labour Party Stockton North 10.04.2014
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 09.04.2014
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 02.04.2014
Dobson, Frank Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 13.05.2014
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 29.04.2014
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 01.04.2014
Engel, Natascha Labour Party North East Derbyshire 01.04.2014
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 07.04.2014
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 07.04.2014
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 08.04.2014
Gilmore, Sheila Labour Party Edinburgh East 08.04.2014
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 01.04.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 07.04.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 12.05.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 08.04.2014
Hendrick, Mark Labour Party Preston 01.04.2014
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 08.04.2014
Hood, Jim Labour Party Lanark and Hamilton East 28.04.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 03.04.2014
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 08.04.2014
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 02.04.2014
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 01.04.2014
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 08.04.2014
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 01.04.2014
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 28.04.2014
Love, Andrew Labour Party Edmonton 08.05.2014
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 09.04.2014
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 10.04.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 06.05.2014
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 28.04.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 02.04.2014
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 09.04.2014
Miller, Andrew Labour Party Ellesmere Port and Neston 01.04.2014
Morden, Jessica Labour Party Newport East 08.05.2014
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 07.05.2014
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 01.04.2014
Nandy, Lisa Labour Party Wigan 01.04.2014
O'Donnell, Fiona Labour Party East Lothian 30.04.2014
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 10.04.2014
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 09.04.2014
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 10.04.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 02.04.2014
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 03.04.2014
Smith, Nick Labour Party Blaenau Gwent 01.04.2014
Turner, Karl Labour Party Kingston upon Hull East 02.04.2014
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 08.05.2014
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 02.04.2014
Williamson, Chris Labour Party Derby North 01.04.2014