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TORTURE OF CATS AND KITTENS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 102: tabled on 09 December 1998

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 110 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 condemns the appalling and deplorable trade practice at establishments which breed cats and kittens for the vivisection industry and sell them to laboratories world-wide; notes that some of these kittens are only six weeks old when they are subjected to horrific experiements; and calls upon the Home Secretary to investigate this cruel trade with a view to banning these barbaric practices which put profit before humanity.

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.

Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 19 October 1999
Erewash
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 19 October 1999
Waveney
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1999
Peterborough
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 1999
Sutton and Cheam
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 26 July 1999
South Shields
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 July 1999
Northampton South
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Gedling
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 1998
Romsey
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1999
Birmingham, Erdington
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 1999
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 April 1999
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 May 1999
Perth
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1999
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 29 April 1999
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1999
Stroud
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 25 May 1999
Liverpool, Garston
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1998
Southport
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1999
Rochdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Newport West
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1999
Hastings and Rye
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1999
Worcester
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 1999
St Ives
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 1999
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 26 April 1999
West Renfrewshire
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 26 July 1999
Morley and Rothwell
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1998
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 1999
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 July 1999
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1999
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Hereford
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kingham, Ms Tess
Labour
Signed on 10 November 1999
Gloucester
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 21 July 1999
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lewis, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Bury South
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 April 1999
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 October 1999
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 April 1999
East Worthing and Shoreham
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 26 July 1999
Edmonton
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 28 January 1999
North Down
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1999
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 20 July 1999
Great Grimsby
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1999
Wansbeck
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 1999
Ochil
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1999
Ayr
Pearson, Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 July 1999
Dudley South
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 22 July 1999
Stalybridge and Hyde
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 21 April 1999
Burnley
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Warwick and Leamington
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 22 April 1999
St Albans
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Dover
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1999
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Portsmouth North
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1999
Coventry North West
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 1998
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 20 October 1999
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 1998
Torbay
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 19 October 1999
Chatham and Aylesford
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 22 April 1999
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Nottingham South
Angela Smith,
Signed on 19 October 1999
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 19 October 1999
West Bromwich East
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
City of Durham
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1999
Wellingborough
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 26 July 1999
Poole
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 1999
Truro and St Austell
Thomas, Mr Gareth
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Harrow West
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 January 1999
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1999
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 April 1999
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1999
Conwy
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Preston
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1999
Batley and Spen
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1999
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1999
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.