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EDM Supported: 18th March, 2019

That this House welcomes the independent UN Commission of Inquiry report on protests in Gaza; notes with the deepest concern its findings that, in its widespread use of force against demonstrators, Israeli security forces committed violations of international law which may constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity...

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EDM Tabled: 18th March, 2019

That this House believes that the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee should ensure that it is a Living Wage Employer, accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

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EDM Sponsored: 14th March, 2019

That this House recognises that climate change is the single most important issue facing our planet; notes with concern that 2018 was the fourth-hottest year on record, with average global temperatures now 1°C above the pre-industrial average...

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EDM Sponsored: 14th March, 2019

That this House notes the stark warning from the world’s scientific community that there are just 12 years left to prevent 1.5 degrees warming; further notes that warming beyond 1.5 degrees represents a threat to the future of humanity, and that even warming limited to that level will wreak havoc upon the livelihoods of countless people across the world...

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EDM Supported: 14th March, 2019

That this House recognises the inadequacy of the funding currently available to all state schools; expresses deep concern over the warning from more than 7,000 head teachers that budget shortages are worsening; commends the call by head teachers for greater funding through the Worth Less? campaign...

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EDM Supported: 14th March, 2019

That this House expresses its deep concern regarding the rising tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir; is extremely alarmed by the use of military action by India across Pakistani airspace and the subsequent air strikes from Pakistan...

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