Skip to main content

ADMINISTRATION OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 48: tabled on 22 May 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 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, whilst acknowledging the wide popular mandate won by Labour on 1st May, recognises the need to maximise the participation of voters in the democratic process; and calls upon the Home Secretary to consider proposals, includiing those emanating from professional organisations representing electoral registration officers, whereby people excluded from the electoral role, as a result of a genuine administratve mistake, might be allowed to exercise their democratic right.

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.

Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Barnsley West and Penistone
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1997
Putney
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Easington
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 June 1997
Ceredigion
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 28 January 1998
Upminster
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1997
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Newport West
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1997
Edinburgh West
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1997
North Devon
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 5 February 1998
Wolverhampton South West
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 11 June 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
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 1997
Brecon and Radnorshire
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
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1997
Blackpool South
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Hemel Hempstead
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1997
Sunderland South
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Knowsley South
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Ilford North
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
West Lancashire
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
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Bolsover
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 22 May 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 5 June 1997
Leicester East
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Swansea West
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1998
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.