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CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 447: tabled on 12 November 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 163 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 calls on the Government to confirm that, whatever changes in law are made following the Green Paper and any subsequent Education Bill, the principle is maintained that individual children with special educational needs have a legal entitlement to receive the special educational provision their needs call for.

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.

Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1997
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1997
Rother Valley
Beard, Mr Nigel
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 12 November 1997
East Antrim
Bell, Mr Martin
Independent
Signed on 1 December 1997
Tatton
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Bootle
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Buckingham
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1997
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1997
Kingswood
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1997
Waveney
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1997
Reigate
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1997
Boston and Skegness
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1997
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1997
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 1997
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 1997
Isle of Wight
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 1998
South East Cornwall
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 22 December 1997
Peterborough
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 1997
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 1997
Twickenham
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1998
Workington
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 November 1997
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1997
Chipping Barnet
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1997
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 1998
Eastleigh
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Rayleigh
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 21 July 1998
Gedling
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1997
Leyton and Wanstead
Collins, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1998
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1997
Romsey
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 1998
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1997
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1998
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1997
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1998
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1998
Crosby
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 November 1997
Ceredigion
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 1998
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1998
Llanelli
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1998
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1997
Lancaster and Wyre
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1997
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1998
South Swindon
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1997
Crewe and Nantwich
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1997
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 15 January 1998
Ribble Valley
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 1997
Sevenoaks
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 1997
Southport
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1997
Poplar and Canning Town
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 1998
Arundel and South Downs
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1997
Newport West
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Worcester
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1998
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 November 1997
Norwich North
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Goodlad, Sir Alastair
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Eddisbury
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 1998
Billericay
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 1997
Edinburgh West
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
North Wiltshire
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 1997
Beaconsfield
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1997
Reading East
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1997
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1997
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 1998
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 1997
North Devon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1998
South Holland and The Deepings
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 1998
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1997
Harwich
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 November 1997
Wirral West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 18 November 1997
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1997
Chorley
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 March 1998
Foyle
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 1997
Basingstoke
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1997
Braintree
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 December 1997
Barnsley Central
Johnson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 November 1997
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 November 1997
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 13 November 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1998
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 1998
Cheltenham
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 29 January 1998
Rugby and Kenilworth
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1998
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1997
Brighton, Pavilion
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1997
West Dorset
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1997
Worsley
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Battersea
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 13 November 1997
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 1998
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 November 1997
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 1997
East Worthing and Shoreham
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1997
Thurrock
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 1997
Penrith and The Border
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1997
Slough
Malins, Mr Humfrey
Conservative
Signed on 15 January 1998
Woking
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Leicester South
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
East Hampshire
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 14 November 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 February 1998
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 13 November 1997
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 February 1998
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 22 December 1997
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 November 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 22 December 1997
Great Grimsby
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 November 1997
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1998
Bristol North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 1998
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1997
Nuneaton
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Forest of Dean
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 February 1998
North Antrim
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 3 December 1997
Stalybridge and Hyde
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Ilford North
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 1998
Brentwood and Ongar
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 17 February 1998
North Norfolk
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1997
Uxbridge
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1997
Newbury
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 January 1998
Faversham and Mid Kent
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1998
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 1998
Torbay
Angela Smith,
Signed on 15 December 1997
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1998
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 12 November 1997
Belfast South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1997
Meriden
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 1998
Tonbridge and Malling
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1998
City of Durham
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1998
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 January 1998
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 1997
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 1997
New Forest West
Swinney, Mr John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 November 1997
North Tayside
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 17 December 1997
Poole
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 19 November 1997
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Rochford and Southend East
Thompson, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 1998
West Tyrone
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 1997
Richmond Park
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1998
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1997
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Enfield, Southgate
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 1997
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 16 February 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 1998
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1997
St Helens North
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 1997
Northavon
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Hertford and Stortford
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 1997
Maidstone and The Weald
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 1997
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1997
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1998
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 1997
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 1997
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 1997
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.

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

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS (Amendment 1)
at end add ;'and that such children should not be compulsorily segregated against their and their parents' wishes.'.
Labour, Preston
9
signatures
EDM 447A1: tabled on 27 November 1997