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SELECT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN AND OTHER GENETIC ENGINEERING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 593: tabled on 27 February 1997

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 67 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House is of the opinion that in view of the political implications inherent in the issues of human and other genetic engineering, a Select Committee be appointed to examine the issues involved; that the Committee do consist of 11 honourable Members; that the Committee be nominated by the Committee of Selection; that three be the quorum of the Committee; that the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records, to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House, to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom and to report from time to time; and that the Committee have power to appoint persons with technical knowledge either to supply information which is not readily available or to elucidate matters of complexity within the Committee's order of reference.

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.

Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Bournemouth East
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1997
North East Derbyshire
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 1997
East Antrim
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1997
Ilford North
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 1997
Brighton, Kemptown
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Canterbury
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 1997
North East Fife
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 1997
Montgomery
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1997
Rochford
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1997
Romsey and Waterside
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1997
Falkirk East
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
Leigh
Davies, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 1997
Littleborough and Saddleworth
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1997
Llanelli
Duncan Smith, Mr Iain
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Chingford
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1997
Warley East
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1997
Birkenhead
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Ealing North
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1997
Warrington South
Hampson, Dr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 1997
Leeds North West
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
Wentworth
Heathcoat-Amory, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Wells
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1997
South East Staffordshire
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1997
Clwyd South West
Lennox-Boyd, Sir Mark
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1997
Brent East
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1997
Thurrock
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Hendon South
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 1997
East Hampshire
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 27 February 1997
North Down
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1997
Dumbarton
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1997
Sunderland South
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 1997
Taunton
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 1997
North Antrim
Pawsey, James
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Rugby and Kenilworth
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1997
West Lancashire
Reid, John
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1997
Motherwell North
Richards, Rod
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Clwyd North West
Riddick, Graham
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Colne Valley
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 1997
East Londonderry
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 1997
Mid Kent
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Dover
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1997
Aldridge-Brownhills
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 1997
South Belfast
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1997
City of Durham
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1997
Bradford South
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Vale of Glamorgan
Thomason, Roy
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Bromsgrove
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Surbiton
Trimble, Mr David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 1997
Upper Bann
Twinn, Dr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1997
Edmonton
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 1997
North Cornwall
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 1997
Reading East
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1997
Doncaster Central
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1997
Ruislip - Northwood
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 1997
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 1997
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

SELECT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN AND OTHER GENETIC ENGINEERING (Amendment 1)
after second `the', insert `ethical and'.
Labour, Kingston upon Hull North
1
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EDM 593A1: tabled on 6 March 1997