Early day motion 172

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BUFFER ZONES AROUND ABORTION CLINICS

That this House notes with concern the recent escalation in anti-abortion activity targeted at women and staff attending abortion clinics and pregnancy advisory services; further notes that approaching and recording women and staff, alongside the distribution of misleading information and distressing images, intimidates women and jeopardises access to legal healthcare services; believes in upholding the right to peaceful protest; further believes that the right to peaceful protest should not interfere with the fundamental right for women to make individual reproductive choices; further notes that campaigns against women exercising their sexual health rights can continue without occupying the space immediately outside clinics; supports the British Pregnancy Advisory Service's Back Off campaign to implement buffer zones outside reproductive health clinics as a means of ensuring that women are not harassed or obstructed from accessing confidential advice and treatment; and calls on the Government to bring forward legislation to protect the rights of women to access lawful healthcare by enabling the introduction and implementation of buffer zones around clinics offering abortion and sexual health services.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 25.06.2015
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 07.07.2015
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield South East 23.06.2015
Black, Mhairi Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South 21.07.2015
Blackman-Woods, Roberta Labour Party City of Durham 17.11.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 24.06.2015
Brock, Deidre Scottish National Party Edinburgh North and Leith 24.06.2015
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 21.07.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 23.06.2015
Cherry, Joanna Scottish National Party Edinburgh South West 07.09.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.06.2015
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 02.07.2015
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 23.06.2015
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 24.06.2015
Debbonaire, Thangam Labour Party Bristol West 02.07.2015
Docherty, Martin Scottish National Party West Dunbartonshire 28.10.2015
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 30.06.2015
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 18.11.2015
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 24.06.2015
Fellows, Marion Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw 01.07.2015
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 29.06.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 29.06.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 23.06.2015
Hamilton, Fabian Labour Party Leeds North East 02.11.2015
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 24.06.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 23.06.2015
Kinnock, Stephen Labour Party Aberavon 07.09.2015
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 24.06.2015
Lewis, Clive Labour Party Norwich South 07.07.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 23.06.2015
Lucas, Ian Labour Party Wrexham 29.10.2015
Mactaggart, Fiona Labour Party Slough 29.06.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 29.06.2015
McGarry, Natalie Scottish National Party Glasgow East 01.07.2015
McGovern, Alison Labour Party Wirral South 16.11.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 23.06.2015
Newlands, Gavin Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 26.11.2015
Paterson, Steven Scottish National Party Stirling 09.11.2015
Rimmer, Marie Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 16.11.2015
Robinson, Gavin Democratic Unionist Party Belfast East 29.02.2016
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Gordon 29.06.2015
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 06.07.2015
Sheppard, Tommy Scottish National Party Edinburgh East 13.07.2015
Smith, Jeff Labour Party Manchester Withington 07.09.2015
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 30.06.2015
Turley, Anna Labour Party Redcar 07.09.2015
Twigg, Stephen Labour Party Liverpool West Derby 04.11.2015
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 02.11.2015
West, Catherine Labour Party Hornsey and Wood Green 06.07.2015
Whiteford, Eilidh Scottish National Party Banff and Buchan 23.06.2015
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 15.07.2015
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 07.09.2015
Zeichner, Daniel Labour Party Cambridge 02.07.2015