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NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 727: tabled on 15 June 1999

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 recalls that the International Court of Justice in its advisory opinion of 8th July 1996 ruled unanimously that there is an obligation at international law upon nuclear weapons states 'to bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects'; and calls upon the Government to report before the end of the current Parliamentary session on all measures they have taken to comply with this legal obligation.

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.

Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 13 July 1999
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1999
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 June 1999
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1999
Leigh
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1999
Bristol West
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 21 July 1999
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1999
Lancaster and Wyre
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1999
Heywood and Middleton
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1999
Sunderland North
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1999
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1999
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Greenock and Inverclyde
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 1999
Edinburgh West
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 1999
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 July 1999
North Devon
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1999
Luton North
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Stafford
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Brighton, Pavilion
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1999
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1999
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1999
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 24 June 1999
Crawley
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1999
Ayr
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1999
Aberdeen North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1999
Bolsover
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 9 November 1999
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1999
Finchley and Golders Green
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 June 1999
Caernarfon
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.