Early day motion 53

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That this House congratulates the Republic of Ireland on becoming the first country in the world to endorse the call for marriage equality in a popular vote; believes that Ireland has fulfilled the aspirations of equality campaigners by winning majority support in virtually every parliamentary constituency and concluding the referendum process with a decisive 62 per cent result; notes the remarks of Taoiseach Enda Kenny that those who voted in the privacy of the ballot box made a very public statement in the spirit of generosity, compassion, inclusion, love and equal marriage; recognises the support given by LGBT Irish in Britain, many of whom got the boat or flew back to participate on the day; further believes that the Irish vote can serve as a beacon of hope for those still facing oppression; and urges the Government to support LGBT equality around the world, most immediately in Northern Ireland, the only part of the UK and the island of Ireland where same-sex couples will still be barred from availing of their civil liberties.

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Total number of signatures: 45

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Ahmed-Sheikh, Tasmina Scottish National Party Ochil and South Perthshire 22.06.2015
Arkless, Richard Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway 08.06.2015
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield South East 23.06.2015
Black, Mhairi Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South 28.05.2015
Blunt, Crispin Conservative Party Reigate 16.06.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 01.06.2015
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 21.07.2015
Cadbury, Ruth Labour Party Brentford and Isleworth 08.06.2015
Cherry, Joanna Scottish National Party Edinburgh South West 02.07.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 02.06.2015
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 03.06.2015
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 01.06.2015
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 10.06.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 01.06.2015
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 03.06.2015
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 28.05.2015
Ferrier, Margaret Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 01.06.2015
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 04.06.2015
Foxcroft, Vicky Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 08.06.2015
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 02.06.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 02.06.2015
Kinnock, Stephen Labour Party Aberavon 09.06.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 04.06.2015
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 02.07.2015
McDonald, Andy Labour Party Middlesbrough 15.06.2015
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 28.05.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 04.06.2015
McGinn, Conor Labour Party St Helens North 28.05.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 04.06.2015
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 01.07.2015
Newlands, Gavin Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 23.06.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 02.07.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 01.06.2015
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 18.06.2015
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Gordon 08.06.2015
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 03.06.2015
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 02.06.2015
Stevens, Jo Labour Party Cardiff Central 08.06.2015
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 01.06.2015
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 03.06.2015
Thornberry, Emily Labour Party Islington South and Finsbury 28.05.2015
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 02.06.2015
West, Catherine Labour Party Hornsey and Wood Green 17.06.2015
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 03.06.2015
Wilson, Corri Scottish National Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 24.06.2015