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RECOGNITION OF SIKHS AS A DISTINCT ETHNIC CATEGORY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 374: tabled on 02 March 1999

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 92 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 believes in the importance of the statistical accuracy of the 10 yearly population census; notes that the information gathered is used to determine the distribution of scarce resources between disparate geographic and ethnic communities; further notes that many local authorities collect ethnicity data on the significant minority communities that live within their jurisdiction; and urges the Office for National Statistics to revise the ethnicity categories for the 2001 census and include Sikhs as a distinct ethnic group.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 1999
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 April 1999
Carshalton and Wallington
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 4 May 1999
Peterborough
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 April 1999
Sutton and Cheam
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 April 1999
North East Fife
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1999
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 1999
Chipping Barnet
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1999
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1999
Leyton and Wanstead
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 1999
Romsey
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1999
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1999
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1999
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1999
Hornchurch
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 April 1999
Ceredigion
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 1999
Kingston and Surbiton
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1999
Glasgow, Pollok
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1999
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 April 1999
Heywood and Middleton
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 15 April 1999
South Swindon
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1999
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1999
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 April 1999
Bath
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1999
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 27 April 1999
Brent North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 1999
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1999
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 March 1999
Norwich North
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1999
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 April 1999
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 1999
Edinburgh West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 1999
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1999
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 1999
North Devon
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1999
Bolton South East
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 April 1999
Ynys Môn
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1999
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 1999
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1999
Feltham and Heston
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 20 April 1999
Ealing, Southall
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1999
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1999
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 April 1999
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1999
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lansley, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1999
South Cambridgeshire
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 25 May 1999
Brighton, Pavilion
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Brent East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1999
East Worthing and Shoreham
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1999
Edmonton
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 1999
Mid Worcestershire
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 21 April 1999
North Down
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1999
Kingston upon Hull North
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1999
Great Grimsby
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 14 April 1999
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 April 1999
Ochil
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 1999
Montgomeryshire
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 10 May 1999
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Ilford North
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 16 April 1999
St Albans
Pond, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 April 1999
Gravesham
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1999
Ealing North
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 28 April 1999
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 14 April 1999
Portsmouth North
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 1999
Newbury
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Coventry North West
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 26 May 1999
Rhondda
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 28 April 1999
Bradford North
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 April 1999
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 29 April 1999
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 30 April 1999
Kettering
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 30 April 1999
Stourbridge
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 22 April 1999
Stoke-on-Trent South
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 23 April 1999
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 April 1999
Wellingborough
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1999
Rochford and Southend East
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 April 1999
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 1999
Richmond Park
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1999
Pudsey
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1999
Enfield, Southgate
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1999
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1999
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 15 April 1999
Ruislip - Northwood
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1999
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 April 1999
Clydebank and Milngavie

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.