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MISUSE OF DRUG ROHYPNOL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 581: tabled on 11 December 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 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 is deeply concerned about the reported misuse of the drug Rohypnol; is shocked by reports that hundreds of women each year are victims of sex attacks whilst under the influence of Rohypnol which is administered without their consent; is further concerned that information on how to misuse the drug is available on the Internet; and urges Her Majesty's Government to launch an investigation with a view to ending the misuse of Rohypnol and protecting individuals from becoming victims of its misuse, and to take action to ensure that those persons who have carried out sex attacks using Rohypnol are brought to justice.

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.

Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Midlothian
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1998
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1997
Easington
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1998
Sunderland North
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Glasgow, Maryhill
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 5 February 1998
Chorley
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 5 February 1998
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1998
Clwyd South
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Houghton and Washington East
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 29 January 1998
Rugby and Kenilworth
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Worsley
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1998
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Dundee East
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1998
Hayes and Harlington
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1998
Crawley
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 December 1997
Ochil
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Dundee West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1998
City of Durham
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Manchester, Blackley
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Stockton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Stoke-on-Trent North
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1998
Conwy
Woolas, Mr Phil
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Oldham East and Saddleworth

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.