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ABOLITION OF HUNTING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 54: tabled on 02 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 220 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, noting that the case against hunting with hounds has been proven on scientific, ecological and moral grounds, believes that there can be no justification for the continuation of this sport; and therefore calls for the immediate outlawing of hunting wild animals with hounds.

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.

Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Lewes
Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Taunton
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
North East Derbyshire
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
City of York
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1997
Aberdeen South
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Bootle
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 27 October 1997
Leeds North West
Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 3 December 1997
Erewash
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Waveney
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
South Ribble
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
The Wrekin
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 June 1997
Carshalton and Wallington
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Northfield
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Sutton and Cheam
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1997
Castle Point
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 June 1997
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Tynemouth
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Blyth Valley
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Falkirk West
Caplin, Mr Ivor
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Hove
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1997
Brigg and Goole
Chapman, Ben
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Wirral South
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Gillingham
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1997
Midlothian
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Cynon Valley
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Gedling
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Hammersmith and Fulham
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 June 1997
Perth
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Upminster
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1997
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1997
Cheadle
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Cunninghame South
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1997
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 1997
Southport
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Poplar and Canning Town
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Rochdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Newport West
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Worcester
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Worcester
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Walthamstow
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Plymouth, Sutton
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Romford
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
West Renfrewshire
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Reading East
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1997
Selby
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Harwich
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Jarrow
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Nottingham East
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wirral West
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wakefield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Clydesdale
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Corby
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Tamworth
Johnson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Johnson, Miss Melanie
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Welwyn Hatfield
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Ms Fiona
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Newark
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Cheltenham
Kaufman, Mr Gerald
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1997
Manchester, Gorton
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Feltham and Heston
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Brentford and Isleworth
Kelly, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1997
Bolton West
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1997
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kingham, Ms Tess
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Gloucester
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
High Peak
Lewis, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1997
Bury South
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Brent East
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Edmonton
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Slough
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Halifax
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Amber Valley
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1997
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1997
Medway
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 28 July 1997
Carlisle
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Dundee East
McCabe, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Hall Green
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Cleethorpes
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1997
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Blaydon
Merron, Gillian
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Lincoln
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Cardiff North
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1997
Colne Valley
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Sunderland South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Bristol North West
Norris, Dan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wansdyke
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Nuneaton
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1997
Forest of Dean
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Ilford North
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
St Albans
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Dover
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Harlow
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Loughborough
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 1997
Newbury
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Dundee West
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
City of Chester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Reading West
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1997
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Chatham and Aylesford
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Bradford West
Smith, Jacqui
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Redditch
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Blaenau Gwent
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
West Bromwich East
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Warrington South
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Dunfermline West
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Milton Keynes South West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
City of Durham
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1997
Dartford
Stott, Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Wigan
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Manchester, Blackley
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Bradford South
Thomas, Mr Gareth
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Harrow West
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Sherwood
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 1997
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1997
Pudsey
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Halton
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Enfield, Southgate
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Claire
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1997
Watford
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
North East Milton Keynes
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Southampton, Test
Wicks, Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Croydon North
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 1997
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1997
Preston
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1997
Batley and Spen
Woolas, Mr Phil
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1997
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1997
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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

ABOLITION OF HUNTING (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'hounds' to end and add ' is based on welfare arguments, declines to ban fox hunting as shooting and poisoning are worse.'.
Conservative, Worthing West
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signature
EDM 54A1: tabled on 10 July 1997