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WORLD OCEANS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 85: tabled on 06 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 43 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 welcomes the celebration of World Oceans Day on 8th June; notes the importance of the world's oceans, for food, resources, transport, recreation and wildlife; regrets the low level of awareness about a natural feature which covers two-thirds of the Earth's surface; acknowledges the role of Government in legislating for the protection of oceans, seas and coasts; supports the sustainable use of oceans to enable enjoyment of the seas and secure the livelihoods of those dependent upon them; supports appropriate regulation to reduce pollution, both direct and indirect; and urges the Government to make a commitment to bring about positive change for the protection and management of the world's oceans.

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.

Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1997
Gedling
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1997
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 1997
Perth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 1997
Southport
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
West Renfrewshire
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 1997
Somerton and Frome
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Wakefield
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Cheltenham
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 June 1997
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Thurrock
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Argyll and Bute
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
West Lancashire
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Newbury
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1997
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 1997
Truro and St Austell
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
North Cornwall
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 June 1997
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Swansea West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.