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RESTORATION OF TRADE UNION RIGHTS AT GCHQ

EDM (Early Day Motion) 46: tabled on 22 May 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 67 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 celebrates the Labour Government's early fulfilment of its manifesto pledge to restore full trade union rights at GCHQ; recognises the long struggle by former and current GCHQ staff to overturn the draconian ban on independent trade union activity imposed by the former Conservative Government; welcomes the recent decision to reinstate GCHQ workers under retirement age who were sacked for their trade union membership; and hopes that the new Labour Government will now look favourably at compensating those sacked workers under and over retirement age who did not find comparable work after leaving GCHQ and who have suffered as a result.

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.

Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1997
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Blyth Valley
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Leyton and Wanstead
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1997
Putney
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Bristol East
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Bolton North East
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Easington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Glasgow, Pollok
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1997
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 June 1997
Southport
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1997
Edinburgh West
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Corby
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Luton North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Barnsley Central
Johnson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 1997
Cheltenham
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Houghton and Washington East
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
High Peak
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Brent East
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Dundee East
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1997
Colne Valley
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Knowsley South
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1997
Forest of Dean
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Broxtowe
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Burnley
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Scarborough and Whitby
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Newbury
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Dundee West
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1997
Reading West
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Bolsover
Angela Smith,
Signed on 10 June 1997
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1997
Hazel Grove
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Hemsworth
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Brighton, Kemptown
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Conwy
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.