Early day motion 1556

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ISRAEL'S NATION STATE LAW

That this House notes with concern the Nation State Law passed in the Israeli Knesset by just 62 votes to 55; further notes this law enshrines the concept that Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people as a basic law and alters the application of the Basic Law on Human Dignity and Liberty in court rulings, and permits judges to give priority to Israel's Jewish character in their rulings; notes in addition that Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that the Palestinian Authority must acknowledge aspects of the law as a condition for a future peace agreement, putting the two state solution at risk; declares that democracies by their character treat all their citizens equally before the law and are committed to the pluralism of peoples and that this law abandons those basic tenets; and therefore calls on the Government to urge the Israeli Government to repeal the Nation State Law and to enshrine equal status to all its citizens.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 10.09.2018
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 10.09.2018
Burden, Richard Labour Party Birmingham Northfield 10.09.2018
Byrne, Liam Labour Party Birmingham Hodge Hill 10.09.2018
Cadbury, Ruth Labour Party Brentford and Isleworth 13.09.2018
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 09.10.2018
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 17.10.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 05.09.2018
Duffield, Rosie Labour Party Canterbury 09.10.2018
Gaffney, Hugh Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 10.09.2018
George, Ruth Labour Party High Peak 06.09.2018
Green, Kate Labour Party Stretford and Urmston 10.09.2018
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 09.10.2018
Hodge, Margaret Labour Party Barking 04.09.2018
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 05.09.2018
Johnson, Diana R Labour Party Kingston upon Hull North 11.09.2018
Killen, Gerard Labour Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 10.09.2018
Kinnock, Stephen Labour Party Aberavon 10.09.2018
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 12.09.2018
Lucas, Ian Labour Party Wrexham 10.09.2018
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 06.09.2018
Malhotra, Seema Labour Party Feltham and Heston 13.09.2018
Martin, Sandy Labour Party Ipswich 04.09.2018
McMorrin, Anna Labour Party Cardiff North 09.10.2018
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 05.09.2018
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 10.09.2018
Snell, Gareth Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent Central 04.09.2018
Sobel, Alex Labour Party Leeds North West 24.07.2018
Stevens, Jo Labour Party Cardiff Central 10.09.2018
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 24.07.2018
Zeichner, Daniel Labour Party Cambridge 04.09.2018