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ROYAL COMMISSION ON ILLEGAL DRUG USE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 7: tabled on 14 May 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 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 notes the continuing failure of illegal drugs prohibition policies, confirmed by the annual increases of drugs deaths and addiction; and calls for the establishment of a Royal Commission to examine alternative policies.

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.

Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 1997
Isle of Wight
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Blyth Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1997
Islington North
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1997
Leigh
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Glasgow, Pollok
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1997
Southport
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1997
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1997
Norwich North
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 1997
Edinburgh West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 1997
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1997
Bolton South East
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 1997
Cheltenham
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1997
Brent East
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Thurrock
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 July 1997
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Hemel Hempstead
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1998
Warwick and Leamington
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Nottingham South
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 1997
Hazel Grove

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

ROYAL COMMISSION ON ILLEGAL DRUG USE (Amendment 1)
after 'examine' insert 'additional and or'.
Labour, Preston
1
signature
EDM 7A1: tabled on 23 June 1997