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UK WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 627: tabled on 12 January 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 89 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 and supports the use of customary United Kingdom measures; opposes the use of criminal penalties in enforcing metrication; is aware of the strength of opposition to compulsory metrication by business and the British public; believes that the use of United Kingdom measures is fully compatible with the European Union's stated principle of subsidiarity; and calls for compulsory metrication to be repealed.

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.

Bell, Mr Martin
Independent
Signed on 12 March 1998
Tatton
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1998
Boston and Skegness
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1998
Altrincham and Sale West
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 1998
Canterbury
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 8 April 1998
Dumfries
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 6 April 1998
Elmet
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 1998
Torridge and West Devon
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 1 June 1998
Castle Point
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 1998
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 July 1998
Tynemouth
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 1998
Chipping Barnet
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 June 1998
Gillingham
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Collins, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 1998
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1998
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1998
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1998
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1998
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Coventry South
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 January 1998
Ceredigion
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1998
Glasgow, Pollok
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1998
Llanelli
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 1 April 1998
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1998
Hendon
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 1998
Arundel and South Downs
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1998
Norwich North
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 14 January 1998
Ludlow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1998
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 1998
Edinburgh West
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 1998
Ryedale
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 1998
Beaconsfield
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 23 February 1998
Reading East
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1998
Leeds North East
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1998
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 1998
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 1998
North Devon
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 1998
Surrey Heath
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 1998
South Holland and The Deepings
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1998
Wakefield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1998
Luton North
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 1998
Aldershot
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 1998
Basingstoke
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 21 October 1998
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 1998
Cheltenham
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1998
Rugby and Kenilworth
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 1998
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 1998
West Dorset
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 1998
New Forest East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 February 1998
Brecon and Radnorshire
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 1998
East Worthing and Shoreham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1998
Hayes and Harlington
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1998
Great Grimsby
Nicholls, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 1998
Teignbridge
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 1998
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 1998
Montgomeryshire
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 21 July 1998
West Lancashire
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 24 February 1998
North Norfolk
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 1998
Uxbridge
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1998
Blaby
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1998
Tewkesbury
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 March 1998
East Londonderry
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 1998
Aldridge-Brownhills
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1998
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 13 January 1998
Belfast South
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1998
Warrington South
Steen, Mr Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 18 February 1998
Totnes
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 1 June 1998
Manchester, Blackley
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1998
New Forest West
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 1998
Poole
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 1998
Rochford and Southend East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 1998
East Yorkshire
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 1998
North Cornwall
Wardle, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 23 July 1998
Bexhill and Battle
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1998
St Helens North
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1998
North East Milton Keynes
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 1998
Ruislip - Northwood
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 1998
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1998
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 14 January 1998
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1998
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.