2020

2020

Record of Policy Statements (RoPS)

E3 Atonement and Reparative justice for the transatlantic traffic in enslaved Africans

7643 Points

Greens of Colour and Young Greens: Cleo Lake*, Alexanda Phillips, Alexander Nettle, Andrew Gray, Andy Hunter-Rossall, Arran Rangi, Benali Hamdache, Benjamin, Blake Roberts, Carmen Legarda, Charles Gillott, Charlie Button, Daniel Duffy, Daniel Johnston, Daniel Key, Ellie Chowns, Emma Edwards, George Morris, Gina Dowding, Ian Hunt, James Braun, Jay Ginn, Jean Lambert, Jeffrey Scott Spragg, Joe Lever, Joe Levy, Kate Benson, Kathryn Bristow, Kefentse Dennis, Lee-Anne Lawrance, Lewis Williams, Lucy Madeley, Lynn Haanen, Matthew Hull, Nannette Youssef, Natalie Bennett, Nick Humberstone, Nicola Frith, Paddy Moran , Rakesh Prashara, Robin Brabham, Sam Murray, Satnam Deuchhakar, Scott Ainslie, Sean Mulcahy, Simon Stafford-Townsend, Stephen Lloyd, Timothy Priest, Tyrone Scott, Wesley Walton.

Synopsis

This motion asks the Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW) to call on the UK government to establish an All-Party Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry for Truth & Reparatory Justice to address reparations needed to redress global inequalities caused by the Trans-Atlantic Trafficking of Enslaved Africans (TTEA); these include, but [Excessive length, cut by SOC].

Motion

To be added to the Record of Policy Statements:

Conference:

  • Calls for the UK government to establish an All-Party Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry for Truth and Reparatory Justice. (1)
  • Supports the calls from campaigners for the Government to commit to a holistic process of atonement and reparations, which adequately addresses Planet Repairs solutions to the ecocide arising from the climate and ecological crises, taking into consideration various proposals for reparation in accordance with the United Nations Framework on Reparations. (2)
  • Instructs the campaigns and external communications coordinators to prioritise advocacy in pursuit of these two calls.
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