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LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUICIDE MANUALS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 170: tabled on 24 November 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 91 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House deeply regrets the tragic death of 19-year old Sarah Cherry; and calls upon the Attorney General to investigate whether legal action can or should be taken against those who write, publish, sell material or distribute information on the internet about how to commit suicide, particularly when they are reckless about making this available to those who are young and vulnerable.

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.

Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Denton and Reddish
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2004
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2004
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Dumfries
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2005
Gordon
Burnham, Andy
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2005
Leigh
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 December 2004
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Gower
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2005
Eastleigh
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Collins, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2005
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2005
Weston-Super-Mare
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2005
Workington
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2005
Crosby
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2005
Kingston and Surbiton
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Burton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2005
Crewe and Nantwich
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Wallasey
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2005
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Sunderland North
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2005
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2004
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2005
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Norwich North
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2005
Leicester South
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2005
North Wiltshire
Grayling, Chris
Conservative
Signed on 18 January 2005
Epsom and Ewell
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2005
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2005
Portsmouth South
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Preston
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 2005
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Jarrow
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2004
Bolton South East
Jack, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2005
Fylde
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2004
Cheltenham
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2005
Rugby and Kenilworth
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2005
Yeovil
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 November 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2005
East Worthing and Shoreham
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2004
Bassetlaw
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Hemel Hempstead
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2004
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2004
Ayr
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Hyndburn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 December 2004
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prisk, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2005
Hertford and Stortford
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2004
Southport
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2005
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Portsmouth North
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2005
Coventry North West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Kettering
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2005
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 25 November 2004
Belfast South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2005
Brent East
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2004
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2005
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2004
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUICIDE MANUALS (Amendment 1)
at end add "and congratulates the Lancashire Evening Post on their excellent campaign to raise awareness of this through their "Stop the Pedlars of Death" campaign."
Conservative, Ribble Valley
5
signatures
EDM 170A1: tabled on 17 January 2005