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WEAPONS OF TORTURE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 616: tabled on 13 March 1996

Tabled in the 1995-96 session.

This motion has been signed by 123 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House congratulates Channel 4's Dispatches programme on its further exposure of British businesses' involvement in the sale of weapons of torture to countries with a known record of human rights abuses and on its exposure of the role of the Deputy Prime Minister when he was President of the Board of Trade; and calls for a full investigation.

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.

Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1996
Newham North West
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
North East Derbyshire
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 21 March 1996
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1996
York
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Chesterfield
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Denton and Reddish
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1996
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1996
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1996
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Birmingham, Northfield
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1996
Sheffield Central
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 24 April 1996
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 1996
North East Fife
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1996
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 1996
Montgomery
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Edinburgh, Leith
Church, Ms Judith
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1996
Dagenham
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1996
Midlothian
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1996
Tyne Bridge
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1996
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Islington North
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Bristol East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Tooting
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 March 1996
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Linlithgow
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Glasgow, Govan
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 March 1996
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1996
Cunninghame South
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1996
Glasgow, Pollok
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 21 March 1996
Wallasey
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Manchester, Blackley
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 28 March 1996
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Warley East
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1996
Walthamstow
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Dudley East
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1996
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1996
Tottenham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 3 April 1996
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 March 1996
Morley and Leeds South
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1996
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 1996
North Devon
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Nottingham East
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1996
Streatham
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
East Lothian
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Pontypridd
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1996
Doncaster North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 1996
Southwark and Bermondsey
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jamieson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1996
Plymouth, Devonport
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Signed on 14 May 1996
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1996
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 23 April 1996
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 1996
Cheltenham
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 16 April 1996
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Liverpool, Walton
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 March 1996
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Liverpool, Garston
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Western Isles
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1996
Thurrock
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 April 1996
Christchurch
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Halifax
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Glasgow, Cathcart
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 March 1996
Dumbarton
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 16 April 1996
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 1996
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Great Grimsby
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Cardiff West
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Morris, Estelle
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Birmingham, Yardley
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1996
Sunderland South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Clackmannan
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Liverpool, Riverside
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
West Lancashire
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 19 March 1996
Pendle
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1996
Don Valley
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Rhondda
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 April 1996
Bradford North
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Dundee West
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 27 March 1996
Blaenau Gwent
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
City of Durham
Stott, Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Wigan
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 17 April 1996
Wansbeck
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Sherwood
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 2 April 1996
Islwyn
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1996
Wolverhampton South East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 1996
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 28 March 1996
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1996
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1996
Glasgow Central
Wicks, Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Croydon North West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Carmarthen
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1996
Walsall North
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1996
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1996
Glasgow, Provan

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.