Early day motion 679

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ACCESS TO LEGAL AID

That this House welcomes the legal challenge by Rights of Women on the lawfulness of the Government's changes to access to legal aid which prevents victims of domestic abuse from accessing legal aid for family cases, even where there has been violence or ongoing risk of violence; notes that legal aid is a lifeline for victims of domestic abuse; further notes that legal aid enables victims to escape abusive relationships, protect their children and manage their financial situations; further notes that two women are killed each week as a result of domestic abuse; and calls on the Government to enable victims of domestic abuse to access legal remedies so they can safely leave violent relationships.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 14.01.2015
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 13.01.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 13.01.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 14.01.2015
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 14.01.2015
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 12.01.2015
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 12.01.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 15.01.2015
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 12.01.2015
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 14.01.2015
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 12.01.2015
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 12.01.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 13.01.2015
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 11.02.2015
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 13.01.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 22.01.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 20.01.2015
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 13.01.2015
Hendrick, Mark Labour Party Preston 04.02.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 14.01.2015
Heyes, David Labour Party Ashton under Lyne 15.01.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.01.2015
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 13.01.2015
Kennedy, Charles Liberal Democrats Ross Skye and Lochaber 20.01.2015
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 12.01.2015
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 15.01.2015
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 21.01.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 28.01.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.01.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 14.01.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 13.01.2015
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 14.01.2015
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 22.01.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 24.03.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 13.01.2015
Ruane, Chris Labour Party Vale of Clwyd 03.02.2015
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 22.01.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.01.2015
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 12.01.2015
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 13.01.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 22.01.2015
Williamson, Chris Labour Party Derby North 04.02.2015