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OFFICE OF LORD CHANCELLOR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 961: tabled on 10 March 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 109 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 welcomes the Government's intention to reform the House of Lords; and urges the Government to include in that reform a fundamental review of the executive role of the Lord Chancellor with a view to that role being undertaken by a Secretary of State for Justice within a Department of Justice, answerably directly to the House of Commons.

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.

Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Taunton
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1998
North East Derbyshire
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1998
Chesterfield
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Kingswood
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Isle of Wight
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Gordon
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Torridge and West Devon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Falkirk West
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Gower
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Eastleigh
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Gillingham
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Hammersmith and Fulham
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Weston-Super-Mare
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Hornchurch
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Leigh
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Bristol West
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Heywood and Middleton
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1998
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Newport West
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1998
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Norwich North
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Edinburgh West
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Reading East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 1998
Somerton and Frome
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Wakefield
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Corby
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Bolton South East
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Cheltenham
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Ross, Skye and Inverness West
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
South Thanet
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1998
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Brecon and Radnorshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Halifax
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Leicester South
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Calder Valley
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Hemel Hempstead
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Argyll and Bute
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1998
Cardiff North
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Cardiff West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Montgomeryshire
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Pendle
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Newbury
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 2 April 1998
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Torbay
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Chatham and Aylesford
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Bolsover
Angela Smith,
Signed on 10 March 1998
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1998
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1998
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Truro and St Austell
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 1998
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Northavon
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
North East Milton Keynes
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1998
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Walsall North
Winterton, Ms Rosie
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Doncaster Central
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Preston
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1998
Sittingbourne and Sheppey