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PUBLICITY IN SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1112: tabled on 10 May 1995

Tabled in the 1994-95 session.

This motion has been signed by 102 Members. It has received 3 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 3 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House considers that the same protection from publicity should be given to defendants accused of sexual offences, unless and until convicted, as the law presently gives to complainants in such cases.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 1995
Ilford North
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1995
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1995
Bootle
Body, Sir Richard
Independent Conservative
Signed on 4 July 1995
Holland with Boston
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 1995
Gordon
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 1995
Coventry South West
Byers, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1995
Wallsend
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 5 July 1995
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1995
Blyth Valley
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1995
Ipswich
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 1995
Davyhulme
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 May 1995
Midlothian
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1995
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1995
Stockton North
Coombs, Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 1995
Wyre Forest
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 1995
South Staffordshire
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1995
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1995
Coventry South East
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 1995
Stamford and Spalding
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 24 May 1995
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1995
Manchester, Blackley
Elletson, Harold
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1995
Blackpool North
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 July 1995
Sunderland North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 1995
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1995
Warley East
Fenner, Dame Peggy
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 1995
Medway
Gallie, Mr Phil
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 1995
Ayr
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1995
Dudley East
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1995
Ludlow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1995
Birmingham, Small Heath
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1995
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1995
Billericay
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 1995
Ealing North
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 1995
North Devon
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 1995
Blackpool South
Hill, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 1995
Southampton, Test
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1995
Vauxhall
Howarth, Alan
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 1995
Stratford-on-Avon
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1995
Warrington North
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1995
Doncaster North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1995
Barnsley Central
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 1995
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1995
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 1995
Cheltenham
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 1995
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Stretford
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 July 1995
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lord, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 1995
Central Suffolk
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 1995
Rochdale
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1995
Western Isles
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 July 1995
Thurrock
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 1995
Christchurch
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 October 1995
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Maitland, Lady Olga
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 1995
Sutton and Cheam
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
West Gloucestershire
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1995
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1995
Paisley South
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 25 May 1995
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1995
Great Grimsby
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Nicholls, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Teignbridge
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1995
Knowsley South
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1995
West Lancashire
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Lewisham East
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1995
Pendle
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1995
Gateshead East
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 1995
Lewes
Riddick, Graham
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 1995
Colne Valley
Roberts, Sir Wyn
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Conwy
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Coventry North West
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 1995
Broxbourne
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 July 1995
East Londonderry
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Nottingham South
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
West Bromwich East
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 1995
West Dorset
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 10 May 1995
Dunfermline West
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 1995
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Stoke-on-Trent South
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Vale of Glamorgan
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 1995
Solihull
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Leominster
Thompson, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1995
Norwich North
Thurnham, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Bolton North East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Bridlington
Twinn, Dr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 1995
Edmonton
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 May 1995
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 1995
Orkney and Shetland
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 1995
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1995
Swansea West
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 1995
Spelthorne
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Cunninghame North
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 1995
Congleton
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 19 October 1995
Sevenoaks
Young, David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 1995
Bolton South East

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

PUBLICITY IN SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES (Amendment 1)
at end add `and as was provided for by the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1976 until removed by the present Government.'.
Labour, Birmingham, Erdington
7
signatures
EDM 1112A1: tabled on 11 May 1995
PUBLICITY IN SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES (Amendment 2)
after `should', insert `not'.
Labour, Leyton
1
signature
EDM 1112A2: tabled on 17 May 1995
PUBLICITY IN SEXUAL OFFENCE CASES (Amendment 3)
at end add `because no other person put on trial has the automatic right to anonymity prior to being convicted.'.
Labour, Leyton
1
signature
EDM 1112A3: tabled on 17 May 1995