Early day motion 929

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WORKING GROUP

That this House endorses the recommendations of the Working Group on an lndependent Complaints and Grievance Policy; and asks the House of Commons Commission to authorise House officials, reporting regularly to a steering group of hon. Members and others, to undertake the work necessary to establish a behaviour code for Parliament that covers bullying and harassment, and sexual harassment, and applies to all persons working for or with Parliament, or who are lawfully on the parliamentary estate, an independent complaints and grievance scheme to underpin the code, together with associated policies, appropriate sanctions and the contractual arrangements necessary for delivering the scheme, particular procedures to deal with reports of sexual harassment, including the provision of a specialist independent sexual violence advocate, a system of training to support the code, a human resources support service for staff employed by hon. Members or jointly by political parties, delivered by a third-party provider, and a handbook for these staff, and to identify any amendments that may be necessary to Standing Orders and the Code of Conduct, for the approval of the House.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 05.03.2018
Black, Mhairi Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South 12.03.2018
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 28.02.2018
Cherry, Joanna Scottish National Party Edinburgh South West 05.03.2018
Gethins, Stephen Scottish National Party North East Fife 05.03.2018
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 23.04.2018
Jardine, Christine Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 20.02.2018
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 08.02.2018
Martin, Sandy Labour Party Ipswich 22.02.2018