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FORMATION OF THE ALL-PARTY LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILLORS PARLIAMENTARY GROUP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 839: tabled on 26 February 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 71 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 the National Association of Councillors for its work since 1959, in enhancing the standing and role of elected members in local government, in promoting education and training opportunities as well as providing a forum for elected members to discuss issues of common interest and to exchange information and ideas, for the benefit of those involved in local government and those who use and depend upon the services it provides; welcomes with pleasure the establishment of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Local Government Councillors; and notes its objective to encourage understanding of local and national government issues by elected local and national representatives in all parts of the United Kingdom for the benefit of the communities they serve.

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.

Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Blyth Valley
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Ipswich
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Bury North
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Midlothian
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 March 1998
Bolton North East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Hornchurch
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1998
Leigh
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1998
Glasgow, Pollok
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1998
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1998
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
South Swindon
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 1998
Southport
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Bishop Auckland
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Walthamstow
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 1998
Edinburgh West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 1998
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Jarrow
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 1998
Aldershot
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Bolton South East
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1998
Wealden
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 1998
Cheltenham
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Houghton and Washington East
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Ealing, Southall
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
South Thanet
Lewis, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1998
Bury South
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1998
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 March 1998
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1998
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Wrexham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 March 1998
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Kingston upon Hull North
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Wansbeck
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1998
Knowsley South
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1998
Ilford North
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Warwick and Leamington
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1998
St Albans
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Scarborough and Whitby
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1998
Loughborough
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 1998
Colchester
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Kettering
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 March 1998
Belfast South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
City of Durham
Stott, Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1998
Wigan
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 1998
Hazel Grove
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1998
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 1998
Rochford and Southend East
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
Islwyn
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1998
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1998
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1998
Liverpool, West Derby
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1998
Macclesfield

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.