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NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 203A1: tabled on 07 July 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mrs Ann Cryer on 03 July 1997. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'House' to end and add 'recognizes that general and complete nuclear disarmament must be accompanied by general and complete conventional disarmament if it is not simply to make the world safe, once again, for full-scale conventional warfare.'.

Original motion text

That this House strongly endorses the sentiments expressed by General Lee Butler, retired, former head of the United States Strategic Command, the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 61 former top ranking military officials from all over the world and the United Nations General Assembly that immediate and determined efforts need to be made to rid the world of nuclear weapons and the threat they pose to it; notes the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice that there exists an obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects under strict and effective international control; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to play its full part in the international nuclear disarmament process to ensure there will one day be a nuclear weapon free world.

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.

Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1997
Stone
Collins, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 1997
Romsey
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 1997
Arundel and South Downs
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 1997
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Gibb, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 1997
Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1997
Billericay
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
North Wiltshire
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Basingstoke
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Epping Forest
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1997
Gainsborough
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 1997
West Dorset
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 1997
East Worthing and Shoreham
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Maidenhead
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 1997
North Norfolk
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Blaby
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 1997
New Forest West
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1997
Poole
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Rochford and Southend East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 1997
East Yorkshire
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 1997
Hertford and Stortford
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1997
Maidstone and The Weald
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 9 July 1997
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 1997
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.